Lincolnshire-headquartered potato supplier Branston, which sells to the likes of Tesco, has added to its senior management team with the appointment of a new sales and marketing director.
Sharon Affleck has more than 20 years’ experience in fresh produce and will be responsible for commercial insights, sales and product development at the company.
Affleck began her career in technical and account management looking after avocados, apples and pears at Worldwide Fruit and also worked her way through the ranks at fresh food supplier G’s Fresh from commercial manager, through to managing director of G’s Fresh Vegetables.
She said: “I’m really excited about my new role at Branston. I was attracted to the company because of its great reputation in the industry and its ambitious plans for growth.