Bernard Matthews Appoints New CEO

Bernard Matthews Appoints New CEO

The UK’s market leading turkey producer, Bernard Matthews, has announced the appointment of Mr Rob Burnett as their new Chief Executive.

For the past twelve years Burnett has been the Chief Executive for S Daniels PLC and latterly Hain Daniels PLC. He has considerable brand experience with major UK retail brands including New Covent Garden Soup, Johnson’s Juice, Linda McCartney, Hartleys and many more.

Prior to this Burnett held sales and general management roles with Albert Fisher PLC including Managing Director for the Seafood Division and Group Commercial Director. His commercial and production experience is an ideal fit to take the Bernard Matthews brand forward.

Burnett will join Bernard Matthews on 30th June 2014, he comments: “I am excited to be joining a big brand with the reach of Bernard Matthews and the potential to reinvigorate it to support our valuable customers.”

David Joll, Executive Chairman for Bernard Matthews, says: “We are delighted to have Rob joinig us to continue and accelerate the recovery of our business which is well underway.”


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