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Halal sector manager appointed by agriculture levy board

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Beef & Lamb has appointed its first halal sector manager.

Levy board appointment to improve livestock cost management

Boosting cost management across whole farm businesses will be one of the main priorities for the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Boards (AHDB) newly appointed farm benchmarking manager.

AHDB Pork appoints four new board members

Four new members have been appointed to the AHDB Pork board to replace members whose terms of office will end on 31 March 2017.

2 Sisters appoints new operations and commercial directors

Poultry producer 2 Sisters has made two key appointments to its UK team.

QMS industry development welcomes new team member

Dr Heather McCalman has joined Quality Meat Scotlands (QMS) industry development team as its knowledge transfer specialist.

Farmers' Union appoints new head of food and farming

Philip Hambling has been appointed head of food and farming for the National Farmers Union (NFU).

International meat business makes senior appointments

ABP Food Group has appointed Finbarr McDonnell as chief operating officer, effective from April this year, filling the role vacated by Frank Stephenson, who was named group chief executive in October 2016.

Uel Morton to step down from Quality Meat Scotland

Uel Morton, chief executive of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), is to step down from his role later this year.

Pasture for Life welcomes on board first chief executive

In a move to increase production and consumption of certified 100% grass-fed beef, lamb and dairy in the UK, the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) has appointed its first chief executive.

Nick Allen unveiled as new BMPA chief executive

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has announced the appointment of Nick Allen as its new chief executive.

Retiring HCC chairman praised for industry commitment

Hybu Cig Cymru Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) retiring chairman Dai Davies has been thanked for his dedication and achievements over the past six years.

New independent member sought for AHDB Pork

AHDB is looking for a pig producer and an independent member to join the board of AHDB Pork.

Defra introduces new deputy chief veterinary officer

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has welcomed its new deputy chief veterinary officer (DVCO) for the UK.

Member engagement a top priority for BMPA in chief executive search

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) is on the hunt for a new chief executive.

Farmers union appoints Brexit head

Nick von Westenholz will head the Brexit unit at the National Farmers Union (NFU) as it moves to strengthen and extend its political reach following the UK publics fateful decision.

New Worshipful Company of Butchers Master elected

Stuart Thompson of Thompsons of Smithfield has been elected Master of the Worshipful Company of Butchers.

Moy Park welcomes chief financial officer

Northern Irish poultry processors Moy Park has appointed Sian Land to the position of chief financial officer.

Levy board commits to developing Quality Standard Mark

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Beef & Lamb branch has welcomed a new member of staff as part of the groups commitment to investing in and developing the Quality Standard Mark (QSM).

Tulip appoints new CEO to tackle financial woes

Tulip CEO Chris Thomas has stepped down and will be replaced by Steve Francis, a restructuring and turnaround expert, on 5 September as the company addresses a range of commercial problems.

AHDB appoints senior marketing communications manager

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Boards (AHDB) Pork division has appointed Ellen Noakes as the new senior marketing communications manager. She will be covering Helen Brothwell as she is on maternity leave.

AHDB Pork welcomes new veterinary manager

Industry levy board AHDB (Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board) Pork has welcomed antimicrobial expert Lucy Coyne to the organisation.

New convenience sales director for Kerry Foods

Kerry Foods has promoted Ian Garrett to the key role of sales director of convenience.

Food and Drink Federation appoints Helen Munday as chief scientific officer

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed Helen Munday as its new chief scientific officer.

Dan Biggar revealed as new Welsh beef ambassador

Welsh international rugby star Dan Biggar has been named the new ambassador for the Celtic Pride Premium Beef Partnership.

Food Standards Scotland welcomes chief scientific advisor

Scotlands food body, Food Standards Scotland (FSS), has appointed Professor Norval Strachan as its first chief scientific adviser.

Smith replaces Howard at Danish trade body

Robert Smith is replacing John Howard as market director at the Danish Agricultural and Food Council in the UK in June, with Howard set to retire shortly.

Paul Finnerty to retire from ABP CEO role

Irish processor ABP Food Group (ABP) has announced that Paul Finnerty will retire from his role as CEO on 30 September 2016.

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