Real Good Food has unveiled a string of board-level changes, as it looks to calm investors following its shock profit warning last week.
The Liverpool-based food company said that Pieter Totté has resigned as Executive Chairman and will be leaving the group, effective immediately. Pat Ridgwell, a non-executive director, will serve as interim Chairman until a permanent successor to Totté has been named.
Additionally, Harveen Rai has been named as Finance Director and Company Secretary, effective 14 August 2017. Rai, who was most recently CFO at Arzyrta UK, will take over from David Newman, who will be stepping down from the board with immediate effect.
Additional changes include non-executive director Christopher Thomas being made Executive Director, and Hugh Cawley being appointed as non-executive director.
Consumer behaviors and preferences are evolving rapidly. With macro shifts in society, inflation and food supply challenges set to profoundly influence how people consume food and beverages, Givaudan is exploring what the world of dairy alternatives will look like in the coming decade.
After nearly three decades with AFI, Andersen is leaving to pursue a different career path “to work on diverse projects and explore opportunities to serve as board member”. Serving as CEO since 2010, Andersen joined AFI in 1994, initially overseeing applications and R&D. Over the years, he has maintained a strong focus on the whey business.
The Kraft Heinz Company has introduced five new members to its executive leadership team, who will collaborate with Carlos Abrams-Rivera upon assuming the CEO role in 2024. Pedro Navio will assume the position of North America president at the beginning of next year. In addition, Willem Brandt, Bruno Keller, Cory Onell and Diana Frost will join Abrams-Rivera and Navio on the executive leadership team.