Zest Food Partners grows their team with two senior appointments
Zest Food Partners has appointed two experienced Commercial Directors to join their team of Strategy, Sales, Marketing and Procurement specialists.
Kevin Pugsley and Jon Body bring extensive experience to Zest, having worked for suppliers in the foodservice industry for 40 years combined. Kevin joins from Proper Cornish, where he has spent just over 6 years as Senior Commercial Manager, and Jon joins from Futura Foods UK where he has been in a Senior Account Manager role for the last 3.5 years.
Kevin and Jon join Nick Redford, Warren Hamer, Kelly Burke, and Claire Williams to complete the team of six foodservice experts. Between them they have extensive experience, and an unrivalled network and will be working with ambitious food and drink brands that are looking to expand and grow within the foodservice market.
Nick Redford, Strategy Director, Zest Food Partners said, “We’re incredibly pleased to announce that Kevin and Jon have joined the Zest team; I know our current and future clients will benefit significantly from their expertise. We have a keen understanding of the challenge’s suppliers face and with the new roadmap announced last week, I am extremely confident that Zest has the best team and approach to help grow their foodservice businesses.”
Kevin comments: “I am very happy to be joining the amazing team at Zest. The network and strong relationships we have within the industry is definitely one of our USP’s, and I am looking forward to unlocking new routes to market and achieving great things for our clients.”
Jon added “I’m proud to be part of a great team that is focussed on delivering results and doing the absolute best for our clients. It’s been a turbulent time but, there is light at the end of the tunnel, and the team at Zest are well equipped to work with clients in a strategic, collaborative way to help them overcome today’s business challenges.”
The Zest team is made up of six well-respected senior figures who are influential in the foodservice industry. With over 125 years’ combined experience, they have strong established relationships and proven track records in delivering results for great brands.
For more information visit www.zestfoodpartners.co.uk