27 August 2014
2 Sisters Food Group appoints Mark Hunter as Non-Executive Director and Chair of Remuneration Committee
2 Sisters Food Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Hunter as a Non-Executive director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.
Mark brings a wealth of experience from consumer businesses, with a specific emphasis on sales and marketing, and brand development. He is currently Chief Executive of Molson Coors (UK), a position he has held since 2007 following a number of sales, marketing and commercial roles both in the UK and Canada. His experience in brand development led him to be appointed as President of the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers in 2009.
The appointment follows Charles Allen becoming Non-Executive Chairman of 2 Sisters Food Group earlier in July and reflects the Group’s plans to grow its business in the UK and Europe over the coming years, following the recent acquisition of Northern Foods. Further Non-Executive appointments are expected to be made to the new Board.
Charles Allen, Chairman of 2 Sisters Food Group, said: “I am delighted that we have secured Mark’s appointment to the Board of 2 Sisters Food Group.
“Mark is a strong leader who has excelled in a variety of management roles during his career. He brings a wide range of experience in sales, marketing and brand development and will provide valuable counsel to the Board and to the management teams as we work to grow our business over the coming years.”
Mark Hunter, said: “This is an exciting time to be joining the Board of 2 Sisters Food Group as they develop their growth plans and food offerings for every eating occasion.”
Mark's experience includes his role as Marketing Director for Bass Brewers, where he achieved 100% growth in Carling Lager in the UK over the period 1996-2005. He has more recently led a performance step change within the Molson Coors UK business, through a focus on brand, revenue growth and portfolio development, including the establishment of the Cobra beer partnership and recent acquisition of Sharp’s brewery.
In addition to his role as CEO of Molson Coors (UK), Mark also holds the following current roles:
Vice Chairman and a Board Director of the British Beer & Pub Association
Member of the Portman Group Council
Trustee of Drinkaware
2 Sisters Food Group is a leading food manufacturer with 39 sites and 16,000 employees across the UK, Ireland and continental Europe. It has market leading positions in Poultry, Chilled, Biscuits and Frozen categories, with a combination of branded and own label products.
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