Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independent dairy and leading supplier of dairy-based ingredients to the food industry, have expanded their team with two new appointments. Gary Lambert is the company’s new Head of Strategic Operations and Emma Stevens joins as Head of HR.
Gary has over 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing and engineering industries, gaining experience from senior roles at Tangerine Confectionary and Cadbury Trebor Bassett. His varied role as Head of Strategic Operations will involve consultation on all major capital projects, operations strategy developments as well as mergers and acquisitions; and will focus on increasing Meadow Foods’ capacity – enabling the company to launch new innovation, offer more variety and increase efficiency across its sites.
Emma joins Meadow Foods from Village Bakery, with over 10 years’ experience managing HR. Her new role as Head of Human Resources will involve delivering strategic approaches to ensure employee and corporate agendas are aligned with the business objectives of the company. Emma will focus on increasing employee engagement across the business and evolving development opportunities.
Mark Chantler, CEO of Meadow Foods, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Emma and Gary to Meadow Foods. We look forward to working with Emma on employee development strategies and business objectives, and Gary’s appointment will be key as we continue to grow the business organically. We’re incredibly excited to be able to continue to grow our team to ensure we continue to provide and develop the best quality products, service and experience for our customers.”