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Devro chief executive to step down after a decade

Sausage casings manufacturer Devro has announced that its chief executive Peter Page will step down from his position after 10 years on the job. 

New CIEL chief executive unveiled

The Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) has appointed a new chief executive.

New chief operations officer at Foods Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has confirmed the appointment of Dr Colin Sullivan as chief operating officer. 

Dunbia loses deputy chief exec following merger

Tony O’Neill OBE is to step down from his role as group deputy chief executive at Dunbia.

Imported foods could have ‘devastating’ impact on livestock industry

Northern Ireland’s chief veterinary officer has warned of the damaging implications importing foods can have on the livestock industry. 

Red Tractor Assurance chief executive to step down

David Clarke, chief executive of Red Tractor Assurance, has announced he is to retire after 19 years in the role. 

Jason Feeney unveiled as new FSA chief executive

Jason Feeney has been appointed chief executive of the Food Standards Agency (FSA), effective immediately. 

Government to review avian influenza prevention methods

The UK “still faces the threat of epidemic of bird flu” despite poultry keepers no longer being required to keep birds indoors, according to Nigel Gibbens, chief veterinary officer for the officer. 

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.

FSA chief executive Catherine Brown to step down

Food Standards Agency (FSA) chief executive Catherine Brown has announced she is to step down from her current role. 

Jim Dobson OBE with the Worshipful Company of Butchers Master Patricia Dart
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Dunbia chief executive Jim Dobson receives industry honours

Chief executive and co-owner of red meat processor Dunbia, Jim Dobson OBE, has been the recipient of two industry honours. 

Helen Munday has been appointed chief scientific officer at the Food and Drink Federation
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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. 

Cull ewe price stability a lesson for supermarkets, says NSA chief

Lessons can be learned from the stable price of cull ewes, which stands in stark contrast to fluctuating lamb prices, said National Sheep Association chief executive Phil Stocker. 

Poultry meat outlook looks positive

“The poultry meat industry likes recessions,” according to Gary Ford, chief poultry advisor at the National Farmers’ Union (NFU). 

Moy Park chief given ‘Outstanding’ award

Moy Park chief executive Janet McCollum has been named ‘Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year’ at the fourth annual Women in Business Northern Ireland Awards.

NFU sets stage for scientific discussion on bovine TB

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has hosted leading UK experts to discuss the scientific basis for eradicating bovine TB (bTB).

Tesco chairman steps down amid £263m profits overstatement

Sir Richard Broadbent is to step down as Tesco’s chairman after a gross overstatement of profits totalling £263m.

AHDB seeks new chief executive

The hunt is on for a new leader for the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), following the resignation of its current chief executive, Tom Taylor.

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