NORTH-EAST butcher and Royal Warrant Holder, Donald Russell, has appointed Mike Hoban as its new chief executive.
Mr Hoban, former Morrisons marketing director, brings a wealth of experience from both food and retail sectors and will be based at the Inverurie headquarters.
George Vestey, Donald Russell’s parent company Vestey Holdings chief executive officer, said: “Mike is the strategic leader our business needs to deliver our next stage of organisational and operational change, whilst providing direction for the recently strengthened board. We are thrilled that he is joining us at this time, in order to maximise the opportunities for our future growth.”
Mr Hoban added: “I’m delighted to be joining such an exciting business that has huge growth potential, and to be working with such a passionate team.”