Noble Foods has announced that Steve Murrells has joined the family-owned business as non-executive board director, beginning this month.
The appointment at Noble Foods follows Murrells’ vast career in the food and retail industry – most recently as group chief executive at the Co-op Group, before which he held Executive positions at Tulip, Tesco and Sainsbury’s.
Together with Chair, Sarah Dean, and chief executive Duncan Everett, Murrells will influence the future growth of the business, it’s brands and innovations.
“This is a purpose-led business, with a strong focus on their people, animal welfare and their impact on the planet, strengths which are deeply important to me,” said Murrells. ” I’m delighted to have joined the team and been welcomed so warmly. Over 100 years since the business first began, now is truly an exciting time to join the Noble Foods family.”
Duncan Everett, chief executive of Noble Foods, said: “This is an important time for Noble Foods as we grow and develop our business across both core elements of egg and animal feed and Steve’s wealth of retail and food experience is a fantastic addition to our Board. We welcome his challenge, insight and guidance in the years to come.”