London flour miller GR Wright & Sons has appointed Julian Woodgate to its board.

Woodgate has been technical sales manager with Wright’s for five years and will take over from Chris Wyle, who retires as technical director after 14 years. Wyle will continue working on a part-time basis.

Woodgate’s responsibilities will continue to include quality control, new product development and value-added sales.

MD David Wright said: "I am sure Julian will do a great job following in the footsteps of Chris and wish him every success."