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ABP Food Group Names New CEO Of UK Division

Irish meat processor ABP Food Group has announced the appointment of Kerry Foods executive Bob Carnell as the chief executive officer of its UK division.

Most recently, he served as the managing director of Kerry Foods Consumer Brands business in the UK and Ireland.

Carnell was instrumental in managing the integration of Noon Products into Kerry Foods, and developing the company's multi-channel business.

A Long Association

A graduate of Loughborough University, Carnell was a part of Kerry Group for 24 years, where he held several senior commercial and general management roles.

He will replace Tom Kirwan, who stepped down from the position after 37 years with the company.

Commenting on the announcement, ABP Group chief executive, Frank Stephenson, said, "Tom has been instrumental in growing and developing ABP’s business in the UK where it is now well-positioned to deal with the challenges and the opportunities that lie ahead.

"I am also delighted to welcome Bob Carnell to the team and his considerable experience in the agri-business and consumer food sectors will be of significant benefit to ABP," he added.

© 2019 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Dayeeta Das. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine.

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