We are delighted to announce that Stewart Gilliland has been appointed to the Chapel Down Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Stewart has over 30 years’ experience and knowledge in international marketing, logistics and business management and previously held executive roles with leading consumer-facing companies, including Whitbread, Mitchells & Butler and Interbrew. He held the position of Chief Executive of Müller Dairies UK and Ireland until 2010.
He is currently Chairman of C&C Group plc and a Non-Executive Director of Tesco plc. Prior to joining the Board of Tesco, he was chairman of Booker Group plc.
Commenting on the appointment Frazer Thompson said:
“I am delighted to formally welcome Stewart to the Board. Stewart brings not only extensive drinks industry experience and FMCG expertise built at ABInBev, Muller, M&B, Tesco and C&C but also a love of great brands and an enthusiasm for our business. With Stewart’s strategic and commercial skills and outstanding people skills we know that he will be a great asset for the Company and I am truly delighted that he has agreed to help us on our journey.”