Britvic appoints Tom Fiennes as new Commercial Sustainability Director

Britvic has appointed Tom Fiennes as the new Commercial Sustainability Director for Great Britain, as the company continues its ongoing commitment to sustainability. With over 25 years of FMCG experience, Fiennes moves from his role as Britvic’s Director of Strategic Change Programmes, having previously held roles at Heineken, Carlsberg, Premier Foods and Mars. Fiennes will…
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Food Standards Scotland Appoints Julie Hesketh-Laird To New Strategy Director Role

The organisation charged with leading Scotland’s food safety and standards has appointed one of the country’s most high profile industry figures as its Strategy Director. Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (Wednesday, September 16th) announced the appointment of former Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation Chief Executive, Julie Hesketh-Laird, to the new role on a two-year fixed…
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Sodexo appoints Social Impact Director

Sodexo has appointed Angela Halliday as Director of Social Impact with responsibility for driving Sodexo’s social value strategy for the UK & Ireland. As a ‘green rated’ strategic supplier to government across a range of sectors including healthcare, education, justice and defence, Sodexo has pledged to improve contract processes through clear accountability and regular reporting…
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Pensions expert to lead FSA

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed a new chief executive to replace outgoing leader Catherine Brown. Jason Feeney stepped up from his role as chief operating officer on April 11. He joined the FSA in January 2015 having worked in a variety of senior government roles since the 1980s, notably involving pensions and benefits.…
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Shirley Rodrigues named as deputy mayor for environment and energy

Sadiq Khan today announced the latest addition to his top City Hall team by welcoming Shirley Rodrigues as the new deputy mayor for environment and energy. Shirley is currently Acting Executive Director for Climate Change at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), an independent philanthropic organisation that works to transform the lives of poor and…
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Guy Smith joins ECIU Advisory Board

GUY SMITH, NFU vice president, is joining the Advisory Board of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), the recently launched initiative aiming to stimulate informed debate on energy and climate change.     Welcoming Mr Smith to the Advisory Board, ECIU Director Richard Black said that the farmers' perspective on energy and climate issues…
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Forum Speaker Biog: Barbara Crowther

Barbara Crowther is the Director of Communications and Policy for the Fairtrade Foundation The Fairtrade Foundation is a non-profit organization that works with businesses, community groups and individuals to improve the trading position of producer organizations in the global south, and promote sustainable livelihoods.   The Fairtrade licences the use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on…
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Forum Speaker Biog: Tim Oliver – AB Sustain

  Tim Oliver is Head of Biodiversity and Supply Chain Assurance at food, drink and agriculture sustainability experts AB Sustain.   AB Sustain is the sustainable supply chain solutions business within AB Agri Ltd, the agriculture group of Associated British Foods Plc. AB Sustain works closely with commercial businesses and non-commercial organisations to develop and…
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