Premier gains new CFO

Alastair Murray will be appointed executive director and chief financial officer at Premier Foods at the end of this month, replacing Mark Moran, who has decided to leave the firm.

For the last 10 years Murray has worked as a group finance director for Dairy Crest Group plc, the leading British dairy products company. While at Dairy Crest, he led a significant restructure of the business that aimed to simplify operations there.

Premier CEO Gavin Darby said: ďAlastair is an excellent addition to the team. His extensive strategic, commercial, financial and consumer branded experience will be invaluable as we continue our journey to transform the company and drive further growth. Iím confident he will hit the ground running.

ďI am grateful for Markís personal support and for his broader contribution in delivering a successful first phase of our turnaround. I wish him every success in his future career.Ē

Murray added: ďIím delighted to be joining the Premier Foods team. After a difficult period, the company has turned a corner and Iím looking forward to being a part of the next stages of its transformation. Given my background, Iím confident this will be a seamless transition.Ē