ABP Food Group appoints Chris Martin to Board

ABP Food Group appoints Chris Martin to Board

ABP Food Group has announced the appointment of former Mothercare CEO, Chris Martin, as a non-executive director to its Board.

Chris Martin, non-executive director, ABP Food Group.

Martin has over 35 years’ experience of working in retail and consumer-facing businesses in Britain and Ireland. In 2019, after 15 years, he stepped down as CEO of Musgrave, best known for operating the Supervalu, Centra and Musgrave marketplace brands in Ireland. Musgrave, an Irish based business, is also active in the retail and foodservice sectors in Spain.

Prior to this he was CEO of Mothercare plc, group finance director of Storehouse plc and had various roles at PizzaHut and Asda. Martin is also a chartered accountant, fellow of the Institute of Grocers and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Commenting on the announcement, Larry Goodman, founder of ABP Food Group, said: “I am delighted to welcome Chris Martin to the Board of ABP Food Group. His experiences from a long career at the leading end of retail, and most particularly food retail, will be of considerable value with the ongoing strategic development of the business. We look forward to working with Chris in the years ahead.”

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