Premier Foods announces Malcolm Waugh to join its Board as Independent Director

– UK, St Albans –  Premier Foods plc (LON: PFD) today announced the appointment of Malcolm Waugh to its Board as an independent non-executive director effective from the AGM on 18 July 2024.

“I am delighted that Malcolm will be joining the Board. He brings with him a wealth of highly relevant commercial, strategic, and operational experience from the food and drink industry with a particular focus on packaging in both the UK and international markets. I welcome him to the Board as we continue to pursue our branded growth strategy and path to further value creation.” said Board Chair, Colin Day.

Lorna Tilbian who joined the Board in April 2022, will be appointed as the Senior Independent Director, to succeed Richard Hodgson who will retire from the Board effective from the AGM2024 AGM.

About Malcolm Waugh

Malcolm Waugh has over 35 years of experience in commercial, operational, and leadership roles, working in various international markets, and supplying value-added products in the packaging, food and drink, and other FMCG sectors. He has been CEO of Frugalpac, since July 2018, overseeing the business as it industrializes and commercializes its low-carbon packaging products against its defined strategies. Malcolm spent 11 years at Essentra PLC, the last 6 years as Managing Director and Group Commercial Director. Before that, he was Tetra Pak’s Commercial Director for the UK and Ireland for 15 years.

About Premier Foods

As one of Britain’s largest food producers, we’re passionate about food and believe every day we have the opportunity to enrich life for everyone. Premier Foods employs over 4,000 people operating from 14 sites across the country, supplying a range of retail, wholesale, food service , and other customers with our iconic brands which feature in millions of homes every day.

Through some of the nation’s best-loved brands, including Ambrosia, Batchelors, Bisto, Loyd Grossman, Mr. Kipling, Oxo , and Sharwood’s, we’re creating great-tasting products that contribute to healthy and balanced diets, while committing to nurturing our people and our local communities, and going further in the pursuit of a healthier planet, in line with our Purpose of ‘Enriching Life Through Food’.


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