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Top management changes at McCain Foods (GB)

Nick Vermont retires from McCain Foods (GB), Howard Snape will replace him.McCain, the UK’s number one frozen potato brand, has announced that Nick Vermont will be retiring from the business after an outstanding 35-year career at McCain. Howard Snape will replace Nick as regional president, McCain Foods GB and Ireland. Nick steps down having secured a major upgrade of the McCain facilities in Scarborough, following the announcement to invest over £100m renovating the plant last year, and secure its operations in GB for generations to come. Howard takes on the role as the business prepares to celebrate its 50th year, after the first plant outside of Canada was built in Scarborough in 1968. On his departure Nick Vermont states: “I have had the privilege of working for McCain for over 35 years and have seen the brand grow from strength to strength over this time – maintaining its position as the number one frozen potato brand in the UK. Read more

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