Newcastle-based Greggs plc announced it has appointed Mohamed Elsarky as an independent non-executive director with effect from June 21, 2021, and that Peter McPhillips will retire as an independent non-executive director on July 31, 2021.
“Mohamed is an experienced international food manufacturing executive, who has held senior positions in Kellogg, Danone and Godiva Chocolatier,” said Greggs.
“He is currently executive chairman of Artisan du Chocolat, and has previously held non-executive director positions including at Nomad Foods, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
“Mohamed will join the audit, remuneration, and nominations committees on appointment.”
Greggs chair Ian Durant said: “We are delighted that Mohamed has accepted our invitation to join the board.
“He brings with him extensive international food manufacturing and supply chain experience gained within businesses owning significant consumer brands.
“We wish Peter well as he steps away from the Greggs board, and thank him for all of his support and commitment to the board and management team during a period of significant change.”