Senior Appointments - this week

Here is a summary of this week's senior appointments from the news. We monitor company activity for senior financial and board level moves. This week featuring Quintessential Brands, Associate British Foods, and Gefco.

Quintessential Brands Group

Quintessential Brands has appointed a new group chief finance officer, shortly after boosting its UK team, as it looks to boost both domestic and international growth.  Alex Pollard is joining the group from bakery and yeast ingredient company AB Mauri, a division of Associate British Foods, where he was CFO for three years. Prior to this, he was at pharmaceutical/biotech company Gillead Sciences, where he set up and oversaw key European division. Other fmcg experience includes a role as regional finance director for the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company.    Pollard replaces Roger Lowe, who is leaving in April, after two years with the company.    His appointment is the latest in a series of senior appointments, which includes the appointment of Tim Nuttall as finance director for the UK.


Gefco has appointed Alan Fawzy as its new finance director for the UK.    Mr Fawzy joins from infrastructure solutions provider Costain, where he served in several senior roles, the most recent as finance director for its highways business. Prior to that, he was European chief financial officer for the Inspired Education group.


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