2 Sisters Food Group appoints CEO of protein
One of the leading UK food manufacturers, 2 Sisters Food Group, has appointed Martyn Fletcher to the newly-created role of chief operating officer, protein.
He will have management responsibility for the group’s operations across its manufacturing sites in the UK. He will report directly to Ranjit Singh, CEO of 2 Sisters Food Group.
Fletcher has previously spent over 30 years at Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc. He joined Morrisons in 1985, before becoming purchasing director in 1995 and production director in 2002, responsible for the food manufacturing operation.
In 2007 he was appointed group manufacturing director and most recently was the company’s group retail director.
Fletcher joined the Morrisons Management Board in October 2010 and was responsible for the Group’s vertically integrated food manufacturing model, acting as CEO for the company’s ten manufacturing subsidiaries.
Singh said: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Martyn’s calibre and expertise to 2 Sisters Food Group. Martyn was instrumental in the implementation of Morrisons’ vertically integrated supply chain and has driven a number of successful productivity initiatives.
“He has a strong track record in delivering change and innovation in what is a highly competitive retail environment, something which will be important for our business and for the Protein division specifically, as we further align our poultry business with the needs of our customers.”
Fletcher added: “I have spent many years working with Ranjit and the team at 2 Sisters and have always had a high opinion of the business, in particular the scale of ambition and the Group’s ability to adapt quickly and respond to change and opportunities.
“It is great to be joining at what is a very exciting time for the business and I look forward to working with a strong group of colleagues as we continue to drive the business forward.”