Neil Kennedy appointed as Non Executive Director at Belton Cheese
, the award winning, family owned specialist cheese maker, is pleased to announce the appointment of former CEO of Milk Link Neil Kennedy
as a Non-executive Director.
Neil has served 30 years in the food industry; 25 of which were in senior positions with companies in the dairy sector including with Unigate/St.
Ivel for whom he
spent a period in their French and Italian businesses and as MD of the Spreads Division.
He has also served as Chairman of Dairy UK and in 2008, he led the turnaround of The Cheese Company and became CEO of Milk Link, spearheading its transformation and expansion which led to the successful merger with Arla, the leading European Co-op, in 2012.
Speaking of the appointment, Belton's Managing Director Justin Beckett said: "Neil has held some highly regarded positions and is highly respected throughout the dairy industry.