Food sector stalwart Gareth Voyle has been named as the chairman of a portfolio of food businesses recently acquired from
Voyle is the former CEO of Geest, the UK prepared food and produce businesses, having spent eight years there from 1998, joining as COO. He remained as CEO when the business was acquired by Icelandic Group Bakkavör HF in May 2005, and since then has overseen a successful transformation and consolidation strategy, including four significant acquisitions. He resigned in May 2006 to pursue new career challenges.
The portfolio acquisition comprises: