A brand new chief government is taking up this month at one of many UK’s largest sandwich makers.
Hugo Mahoney is changing Flor Healy within the high job on the £1 billion-plus turnover Samworths Brothers, based mostly in Melton Mowbray, in Leicestershire.
Mr Healy introduced he was retiring earlier this 12 months after 4 years within the put up.
Throughout that point he noticed the enterprise – which owns Ginsters, Soreen and Dickinson & Morris pork pies – purchase the Higgidy model, in Sussex and the City Eat food-to-go model of sandwiches, wraps, deli and road meals.
He was additionally in cost because the enterprise constructed again from the in a single day crash in food-to-go gross sales following the March 2020 lockdown.
Mr Mahoney was beforehand chief government of Brakes, the massive UK foodservice distributor, and can take over formally at family-owned Samworth Brothers on the finish of this month.
He stated: “Samworth Brothers has a formidable management group and enterprise, and I’m trying ahead to contributing to its future success.
“We’ve got a shared ardour in high quality meals and innovation, and there are a lot of future alternatives for the enterprise.”
Firm chairman Mark Samworth stated: “I’m delighted that Hugo has agreed to affix our enterprise.
“I do know Hugo is inserting a premium on assembly our colleagues, listening and studying about our classes, and is able to use his expertise to assist develop our enterprise additional.
“Hugo has a formidable observe file of main and rising companies in quite a lot of sectors.
“In his position at Brakes, he efficiently led the organisation by means of a major interval of transformation and improvement.
“In our discussions with Hugo, we have been impressed by his dedication to maneuver companies ahead by means of his engagement with colleagues and prospects, his ardour for enterprise to be a optimistic contributor to society, and the breadth of his enthusiastic about the long run.
“As a household enterprise, it’s all the time vital to us that our management is aligned to our values, and I’m assured that Hugo shall be a powerful champion of our distinctive tradition and ethos.
“Whereas we’re saddened by Flor’s resolution to retire, we perceive his want to step again after a protracted and distinguished profession within the meals business.
“Flor joined us as CEO in January 2018 and has been an excellent chief.
“Supported by the group government board, he has reshaped and developed the enterprise in a really important means.
“He has additionally offered decisive and provoking management for our individuals by means of the acute challenges of the pandemic.
“I want to add my private thanks and admiration for all that he has executed for Samworth Brothers and for the broader business all through his spectacular profession.”