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City snapshot: Carr’s CEO Peter Page steps down

Agriculture and engineering group Carr’s has kicked off a search for a new CEO after Peter Page decided to step down from the helm next year.

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The Cheeky Panda completes senior team with new hires

The Cheeky Panda has hired two new executives to complete its senior management team and ready the sustainable hygiene challenger for the next stage of growth.

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Southern Co-op hires Richard Scrimgeour as franchise operations manager

Most recently, Scrimgeour held the role as head of central operations at wholesale giant Bestway for five months

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Just Eat Takeaway CFO Brent Wissink resigns as group returns to profitability

Wissink is stepping down to “pursue other opportunities” and will resign from the board next May

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Samworth poised to axe plant-based Revolution Kitchen business

Samworth Brothers is exploring the closure of its lossmaking plant-based Revolution Kitchen business, putting hundreds of jobs at risk

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Oatly ready for next phase of growth as it appoints new CFO

Oatly has appointed Marie-Jose David as chief financial officer, marking a complete change in the leadership team of the plant-based group

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Morrisons to close fruit packing site with the potential loss of 456 roles

The retailer said its fruit packing operation would be consolidated onto one site in Northamptonshire

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British Egg Industry Council appoints new chairman and CEO

Andrew Joret, who held the role for 11 years, will be replaced by Mark Williams, who will assume the chairmanship from 6 December

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Pilgrim’s UK set to close Ashton-under-Lyne site

The planned closure is part of Pilgrim’s UK’s ongoing footprint review and puts 542 workers at risk of redundancy

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Oatly hires new CEO to take over from Toni Petersson

Oatly has appointed a new CEO following a difficult two years since the alternative milk brand’s IPO

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Lidl set to open new distribution centre in Leeds

The discounter has submitted planning permission for a new 600,000 sq ft facility on a 38-acre site in Gildersome


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Greencore seeking CFO as Emma Hynes steps down

Hynes will leave the food-to-go specialist in May following the group’s half-year results, remaining with Greencore for a transition period to help her successor.

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GSK veteran Nick Cooper joins Quorn as chief financial officer

Cooper worked in several finance roles across GSK’s pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare divisions

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Hilton Food Group hands reins to former Co-op boss Steve Murrells

Former Co-op Group boss Steve Murrells has been appointed as the new CEO of meat processing giant Hilton Food Group.

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Tesco boss Ken Murphy urges reform to Apprenticeship Levy

In total, more than £600m of unused levy funds were returned to the Treasury this year alone

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Pilgrim’s Food Masters threatening workers with ‘savage’ fire and rehire policy, says GMB

The union has over 1,000 members at Pilgrim’s, all of whom have been hit with the fire and rehire threat

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Lidl’s store opening slowdown set ‘to last until 2026’

The slowdown has also extended to recruitment activity

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Typhoo Tea to shutter Merseyside factory, affecting up to 90 jobs

The company is exploring options for a new site but said it would be at least a year before a suitable location was ready

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Huel brings in Wagamama finance chief as new CFO

Fast-growing meal replacement brand Huel has appointed the CFO at restaurant chain Wagamama as its chief financial officer



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