In-house promotion for 2 Sisters
One of the UK’s leading food manufacturers, 2 Sisters Food Group, has promoted Jonathan Russell to director of group procurement, responsible for the company’s £1.5 billion-a-year purchasing budget.
In his new role he will oversee a team of 22 specialist buyers sourcing everything from animal feeds to fresh food ingredients.
“I am delighted to be taking on this new challenge and helping 2 Sisters Food Group, and its customers, secure the best materials and services, at the best prices,” commented Russell.
“I see the role of procurement at 2 Sisters Group as future proofing’ the business, ensuring our sourcing strategy is aligned to our business units and customers’ needs. We will continue our journey on building strong partnerships with our key suppliers, especially given that we are one of the UK farming industry’s biggest buyers.”
Russell joined 2 Sisters Food Group in 2005, after working as a buyer at Iceland. Prior to his promotion, he headed up the food and commodity buying teams within the group.
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