== Tony Sharpe Renshaw ==

Marzipans and ready-to-roll icings manufacturer Renshaw has appointed Tony Sharpe as managing director.

Prior to joining Renshaw, Sharpe was managing director of distiller G&J Greenalls and previously held a number of consulting projects for Unilever and Vodaphone. He has also held senior management positions with The Coca-Cola Company and Joshua Tetley.

== Alan Browne Allied Bakeries Ireland ==

Allied Bakeries Ireland has promoted Alan Browne to the role of operations manager for the company. He is responsible for leading, motivating and developing the operations team to deliver a profitable, growing business and will support the managing director.

Browne has worked for Allied Bakeries for five years, starting out as bakeries technical manager.

== Roger Whiteside Greggs ==

Greggs has appointed Roger Whiteside as an additional non-executive director to the company’s board with effect from 17 March. Whiteside was chief executive of the Thresher Group off-licence chain from 2004 to 2007 and was previously one of the founders of online grocer Ocado. On his appointment, he will also be a member of Greggs’ audit, nominations and remuneration committees.

== Phil Orford Forum of Private Business ==

The new chief executive of the Forum of Private Business (FPB) is Phil Orford. The FPB represents 25,000 small and medium-sized companies across the UK, fighting for fair treatment of private businesses and supporting its members.

Orford formed his own business in 1983 and has since been involved in the development of several firms.