Tulip appoints new innovation director

Tulip has stepped up its emphasis on new product development with the appointment of an innovatons director to deliver major new product projects.

Seamus Rooney was previously commercial director of Moy Park, has extensive food industry knowledge with experience in senior commercial, production, technical, sales and marketing roles.

Carsten Jakobsen, Tulip Group chairman, said: “Innovation has never been more important than now, consumer buying habits are changing and this appointment emphasises Tulip’s commitment to meeting the changing needs of consumers and in turn delivering a real point of difference for our customers.

“We are delighted to have attracted a candidate of Seamus’ caliber, I and the management
team look forward to working with Seamus over the coming months in what is both a
challenging and very exciting stage in Tulip’s growth and the food industry in general.”

Rooney added: “I am delighted to be joining Tulip as Innovations Director and look forward to working with my new colleagues from across the business, Tulip has enjoyed phenomenal growth over recent times and this role provides me with the opportunity to deliver a real innovation platform that will help take the business forward.”

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