New director of food for FareShare

FareShare has announced the appointment of Simon Millard as its new director of food. The move comes after the retirement of his predecessor Jo Dyson. 

Millard’s most recent roles include UK commercial director for IRI and channel director for Premier Foods. He has a degree in business management from the University of Nottingham and previously worked in commercial roles for Mars for almost 10 years.

Millard said: “I’m incredibly proud to join FareShare to lead the team that partners with the UK food industry, helping businesses use their surplus food to achieve charitable outcomes. Having worked in the UK food industry for 20 years, I’m inspired by FareShare’s mission and look forward to helping us provide even more impact environmentally and socially.”

FareShare CEO Lindsay Boswell added: “We’re delighted to have Simon join us. He brings with him a wealth of experience to this new role and will help us reach our ambitious targets to redistribute even more surplus food to charities over the coming years.”

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