Steve

Name

Steve

Position

CEO

Location

South Yorkshire

Big Business Experience

Greencore

RHM/ Premier Foods

Small Business Experience

Freshtime

Freshpak

Summary

  • Proven track record of delivering sustainable business improvement, turnaround and exit
  • Successful leadership of significant change programmes, M&A, due diligence and integration
  • Proven strategic planning, analytical and communication skills
  • Experience in leading multi-functional executive teams
  • Extensive commercial background in private label & brands across numerous channels, categories and customers

Qualifications

  • BSc Hons 2.1 Food Science: Leeds University 1986-1990
  • GCE A-Levels: Chemistry, General Studies 1984-19
  • Courageous Success – Personal and business team development
  • Executive Health and Safety Awareness
  • Scotwork Negotiating Skills
  • RHM Executive Training Programme
  • Leadership Trust

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Business Turnaround
  • Strategic planning
  • Preparing a business for growth, consolidation or exit
  • IM development & Management Presentations
  • Due Diligence
  • Integration
  • Corporate finance
  • PLC, Private Ownership and PE ownership experience

Experience

Freshtime Futures Trust, Trustee Chairman

2017 – 2020

 

Freshpak Chilled Foods Ltd, CEO

Sept 2020 – Present

 

Freshtime UK Limited, Managing Director

May 2017 – May 2020

 

Greencore Plc, May 2009 – Oct 2016

MD, Operations & Supply Chain, Oct 2015 – Oct 2016

MD, Food To Go Convenience, Jul 2013 – Oct 2015

Integration Director, July 2011 – July 2013

MD, Chilled Sauces & Soups, May 2009 – Jul 2011

 

RF Brookes, A Division of RHM/Premier Foods, Sept 1990 – May 2009

Site Director Rogerstone Park, South Wales, June 2007 – May 2009

Senior Commercial Manager, Rogerstone Park, 2005 – 2007

Business Development Manager, Rogerstone Park, 2004 – 2005

Business Unit Manager, Rogerstone Park, 2001 – 2004