Greggs appoints non-exec director

Sausage roll giant Greggs has announced a new appointment to its board, with Allison Kirkby taking on a role as independent non-executive director.

Kirkby, currently chief financial officer with media production company Shine Group, will join the Greggs board from 30 January.

In a statement, Greggs added that Kirkby will be taking on the role of chair of the company’s Audit Committee when Ian Durant is appointed as board chairman at the annual general meeting in May.

Greggs’ chairman Derek Netherton said: “We are very pleased to welcome Allison to the board. She will bring additional financial expertise and experience, and her background in consumer brand businesses and media organisations will be of great value in the next phase of the development of our brand.”

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