Baroness leaves 2 Sisters

Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has stepped down as non-executive director of 2 Sisters after accepting a post as a business minister.

Neville-Rolfe resigned with immediate effect in accordance with the rules of her ministerial appointment. She said: “I am sorry to be leaving this growing and vibrant company. I have very much enjoyed contributing to its development and wish the company and its staff all the very best for the future.”

She joined the board at 2 Sisters in September 2013, having served on the Board of Tesco as executive director of corporate and legal affairs since 2006.

Lord Allen of Kensington, chairman of 2 Sisters Food Group, said: “On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Lucy for the contribution she has made to the board. Her good judgement, commercial skills and wise counsel have been much appreciated.”

Neville-Rolfe has experience working for Defra and the senior civil service, as well as having been a member of Prime Minister John Major’s Policy Unit, the cabinet office, and the director of the Deregulation Unit, BIS (then DTI).

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