Weetabix Food Company has appointed Paul Huntington as Head of IT as it continues to improve and invest in the wider IT strategy.
Paul Huntington will report into Stuart Branch, Group People & IT Director and will help implement a customer focused IT team. Paul’s role will contribute to business growth and develop customer centric solutions, while also improving the infrastructure of systems, data management and reporting, building on the success of his predecessor and creating efficient ways of working.
Paul, has a wealth of IT experience. Prior to joining Weetabix, he was Head of IT at the document management firm Swisspost, where he successfully streamlined the company’s IT operations, significantly reducing operational costs for the business. Preceding that Paul was Head of IT at T.M. Lewin where he built the IT function and was a key player in enabling the company to deliver retail stores within 10 countries.
Paul Huntington says: “One of the immediate actions for me will be to agree a customer and growth focused IT strategy that aligns closely with our overall business plan, stretching out over the next five years. I’m relishing the opportunity to deliver real business benefits with tangible measured results and I’m overjoyed and proud to join a brand and team with such great heritage. I have a proven track record of delivering the right systems to rapidly grow and run successful and stable businesses. I like to keep things simple and look forward to further improving the processes of my customers.”
Stuart Branch says: “We’re delighted to welcome Paul to the team. He has been brought into the role to help the business refocus on ‘brilliant basics’ and to improve the processes of the team. We will benefit greatly from his leadership and experience in executing long term strategic plans.
“Paul is typical of the top talent we are keen and able to attract and nurture here at Weetabix. His past experience will help as he works to implement a customer focused IT strategy for the business and creates effective ways of working.”