Bakery firm Greggs has recruited former Safeway and Morrison’s area operations manager Alan Greenshields to head up its Scottish division.
As general manager of Greggs of Scotland, Greenshields will succeed Raymond Reynolds, who has been promoted to retail director for the group, joining Greggs’ board.
Greenshields brings more than 26 years’ retail experience to Greggs, which has 160 shops in Scotland and employs more than 2,500 staff in the country.
Allied Bakeries has appointed Martin Brewis as sales director. He joins the company from Campbells Soup, where he was sales director for five years. Brewis will report directly to Allied Milling and Baking chief executive Brian Robinson.
Gary Johnstone-Allen, Gary Lancaster
Food ingredients supplier Edme has appointed Gary Johnstone-Allen as technical sales manager, responsible for developing existing and new business with bakers and food manufacturers. He joins Edme from a private patisserie and bakery manufacturer and previously worked for ingredients supplier Danisco and flour miller Rank Hovis.
Also new to the team is Gary Lancaster, technical sales manager, who joins the firm from Cereform, where he spent seven years. Prior to that, he worked at Bowmans flour mills in technical and NPD roles. He is also president of the London South East Milling Society and his new role will be to develop existing and new business with millers and bakers.
Zeelandia’s newly created position of technical sales executive for the north of England and Scotland has been filled by Nick Harrison, who joins the company from Seabrook Crisps. The role is designed to represent a more dedicated service to craft bakeries, offering more technical presence and greater expertise.
Harrison worked as a head chef in the UK and across Europe before moving into bakery, working at The Village Bakery in Melmerby, Cumbria.
Malted ingredients firm Muntons has appointed Jonathan Lau as its new Asia/Pacific sales manager. Based in Singapore, Lau will be responsible for day-to-day management and development of malted ingredients sales within the Asia/Pacific region. He previously spent 10 years in chemical intermediates and food ingredients distribution and two years in international futures trading and commodity brokerage.
The new commercial and technical manager at Allied Mills is Daniel Hemming, who joins the company from BakeMark UK, where he spent seven years as senior bakery technologist and technical account manager. His role at Allied predominantly covers the north of England and the Midlands.
Clive Frampton of Shepton Mallet-based Framptons has been elected as the new president of the European Egg Processors Association, whose role is to protect and promote the interests of egg processors throughout Europe. n