Ian Dobbie has resigned from his position as managing director at British Bakels after accepting an offer to return to his role as managing director of Délifrance UK.

The management team at British Bakels said “the company is sorry to lose Ian, but recognises the opportunity presented by the new company and fully understands his decision to take it”.

Dobbie said he was looking forward to the challenges ahead in his new role, which begins Monday 26 January.

Dobbie had left Délifrance UK in October 2008 to take up the position of MD at Bakels UK.