2 June 2020
Boparan Holdings Ltd (BHL), the parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, is announcing changes to its Non-Executive Board.
Non-Executive Director Alex Russo will be leaving the business on 30 June as he will be focussing full time on his Executive role commitments. Mr Russo also chaired the Audit Committee at BHL since May 2019.
BHL can also announce that joining the Board is former Co-op Chief Finance Officer Ian Ellis.
Mr Ellis joined the Co-op in 2015, and spent four years at the business before retiring from the CFO role. He has held a number of senior finance positions at Morrisons and Northern Foods Plc, and he was also previously CFO for Wilko. Ian is also a member of the Board of Governors at Nottingham Trent University.
Richard Pennycook, Chairman of BHL, said: “I would like to thank Alex for his service over the past year and wish him well in his future career.
“We also welcome Ian Ellis who has a long career in retail and food businesses and we are very pleased to have him join the BHL board. Ian has a very strong track record and I know he’ll add substantial insight and value to our business.”
Mr Ellis, who joins the Board with immediate effect, will serve as a Non-Executive Director and Chair the Audit Committee.
Ranjit Singh, President of BHL, added: “Ian joins at a very exciting time for the business and I look forward to working with him closely.”
Ian Ellis said: “2 Sisters Food Group is a fantastic organisation in the food production sector and I really admire how Ranjit and his team have grown and diversified the business over the years.
“I welcome the opportunity to join the Board as the business continues its successful transformation.”