Dunfermline-based Stephens the Bakers has appointed Ewen Chisholm as its new sales director.

The bakery, which took the title of Scottish Baker of the Year at the Scottish Bakers’ awards and conference in May, said Chisholm joined the business on 17 June, and will be responsible for all sales channels within the company.

Chisholm has a convenience retailing background, and has experience in areas including: wholesale, business development and improvement, market research, store and warehouse operations, supplier relationship management and brand development.

He has had previous posts at C J Lang and Son, him!, David Sands and The Co-operative Food.