New boss for Arla UK

Milk processor and dairy product manufacturer Arla Foods amba has appointed Ash Amirahmadi as UK managing director from July 1st. He replaces Tomas Pietrangeli who is leaving Arla to become chief executive of the Danish retail group Dagrofa. Mr Amirahmadi first joined...

Supermarket merger concern

The proposed merger of the UK’s second and third largest supermarket chains into a market leading business would have an impact all the way down the UK food supply chain, warns the NFU. Sainsbury’s has made a £7.3 billion opening bid for Asda, subject to...

Former Agrii chief joins NWF board

David Downie has joined the board of the NWF Group of animal feed, fuels distribution and food logistics businesses as a non-executive director. He will also chair its remuneration committee. Mr Downie was chief executive of Agrii from 2014 to last year, appointed to...