2 Sisters food group has announced that Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has accepted a post as Business Minister, and will step down as a non-executive director with immediate effect. 

This is in accordance with the rules of being appointed a business minister.

Neville-Rolfe joined the board at 2 sisters in September 2013.

She said: “I am sorry to be leaving this growing and vibrant company. I have very much enjoyed contributing to its development and wish the company and its staff all the very best for the future”

Prior to her 15-year career at Tesco, she served as director of the Deregulation Unit, BIS (then DTI) and Cabinet Office from 1995 to 1997 and was a member of Prime Minister John Major’s Policy Unit from 1992 to 1994.