Produce Investments appoints Billy Keane to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Duns – Produce Investments plc, (AIM:PIL), a leading operator in the fresh potato and daffodil sectors, today announced the appointment of Billy Keane as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Billy Keane is currently a Director of Grahams The Family Dairy, and of the a2 Milk Company. Prior to this he was Chairman of Dairy UK, the trade association of the UK dairy industry.

Billy has over 30 years’ experience in the food sector. He was Group Managing Director of Robert Wiseman Dairies plc, the former FTSE 250 listed milk processor, until its acquisition by Muller Group for £300m in 2012. Prior to his appointment as Group Managing Director, Billy was Group Finance Director for 16 years, where he oversaw the Company’s successful listing on the London Stock Exchange and guided the Company through a number of capital raisings on the stock market and a series of acquisitions.

Barrie Clapham, Chairman commented: “I am delighted that Billy will be joining our Board. He was part of the team that revolutionised the UK milk market through a £500m capital investment programme. The knowledge and sector experience that he brings to our business will be extremely beneficial as we move forward with the next phase of our development. We look forward to working with Billy over the months and years ahead.”

For more information :

- DisclaimerNews, data, and statements included in this release are intended exclusively for general information purposes. Talent4Boards does not guarantee that news is accurate or about the correct person and accepts neither liability for the consequences of the reader’s reliance, nor responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Nothing in this release should be considered for decisions about referred securities. Products and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.