Premier Foods appoints two independent nonexecutive directors
Both will join the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
Tim Elliott has nearly 40 years' experience in investment banking and corporate finance, advising a wide range of companies and industries, particularly those in the consumer and retail sectors.
During his career, Mr. Elliott held Managing Director roles at both Barclays Capital and JP Morgan, and more latterly was Partner and Consultant at KPMG.
He comes with deep knowledge and experience of capital markets, which will prove invaluable to the Company, and is currently a non-executive director and audit committee chair of CPP Group plc.
Helen Jones brings 35 years of commercial and general management experience to the Board.
During her executive career, Ms. Jones was Group Executive Director of Caffe Nero Group Ltd and before that Managing Director of Zizzi restaurants.
Prior to this, Ms. Jones spent 9 years at Unilever and was the successful architect of launching the Ben and Jerry's brand in the UK and Europe culminating in her appointment as Brand Development Director Europe for Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc.
She is currently non-executive director of Halfords plc and also serves on the Board of Fuller, Smith and Turner plc. ■