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Real Good Food Appoints Finance Director

September 15, 2015
Food & Drink

Real Good Food plc, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Newman to the Board as Finance Director with immediate effect.

Mr Newman, who qualified as a Certified Accountant in 1988, has been Company Secretary of Real Good Food since 2010. He started his career as a Financial Accountant with Dawson Group Ltd and subsequently held senior financial roles at Pirelli Group Plc, J Mowlem & Co Plc and Napier Brown & Co Ltd (“Napier Brown”). In 2005 he became Financial Controller of Real Good Food following the Company’s takeover of Napier Brown. Following his appointment, Mr Newman will remain as the Company Secretary to the Company.

Commenting on the appointment, Pieter Totté, Executive Chairman, said: “David originally joined the Napier Brown business in October 1995 as Financial Controller and has played a key role in the development of our financial and IT systems throughout that time. He brings to the role a wealth of experience and knowledge across the Company and he will be a strong addition to the Board.”

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