Retail and foodservice bakery group Finsbury Food has a new non-executive director in Zoe Morgan, and is to lose a non-executive director in Edward Beale. 

Effective as of 4 July, the start of the company’s new financial year, Morgan will become a non-executive director of Finsbury Food Group.

Morgan has 15 years of executive director experience, including as group marketing director of The Co-operative Group, HBoS Retail and Boots UK. For the last eight years she has held a portfolio of non-executive directorships, and is currently a board member of Moss Bros, Kind Consumer and The Good Care Group.

Following more than 13 years of tenure, Edward Beale has announced his intention to step down from the board after the November 2016 AGM. Beale was appointed as a director of Finsbury when Memory Lane Cakes was reversed into the Megalomedia cash shell to create Finsbury in August 2002, and initially served as interim finance director until August 2003.

Peter Baker, non-executive chairman of Finsbury, said: “On behalf of the board and the wider group I welcome Zoe to the business. Her appointment comes at an exciting time in Finsbury’s development.

“I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Edward for his support and contribution to the group throughout this time, helping us to reach our current position in the market.”