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ABP Food Group Names New Non-Executive Director

Irish meat processor ABP Food Group has announced the appointment of Chris Martin to its board as a non-executive director.

Martin is a seasoned professional with over 35 years’ worth of experience in retail and consumer-facing businesses in Britain and Ireland.

He was part of Musgrave for 15 years and stepped down as its CEO in 2019.

'A Long Career At The Leading End Of Retail'

ABP Food Group founder, Larry Goodman, welcomed Martin to the company’s board and added, “His experiences from a long career at the leading end of retail, and most particularly food retail, will be of considerable value with the ongoing strategic development of the business. We look forward to working with Chris [Martin] in the years ahead.”

Before joining Musgrave, he served as the CEO of Mothercare plc, group finance director of Storehouse plc and held various roles at PizzaHut and ASDA.

Chris is a chartered accountant, a fellow of the Institute of Grocers, and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Musgrave, an Irish-based business, operates Supervalu, Centra and Musgrave marketplace brands in Ireland and is also active in the retail and foodservice sectors in Spain.

© 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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