Nick Robinson has been appointed CEO of Kerry Foods


Friday 3rd July 2020: Kerry Group, the Taste and Nutrition company, has announced the appointment of Nick Robinson as the new Chief Executive Officer of Kerry Foods. Mr Robinson, who is the current Managing Director of Consumer Brands for Kerry Foods, will transition into the role over the next two months. Today’s announcement follows the decision by Duncan Everett to leave the company to take up a new role in the coming months.

Nick Robinson joined Kerry Foods in 2017 as the Chief Marketing Officer and assumed the role of Managing Director Brands in January 2019 where he has led the growth agenda in the company’s branded business. Prior to his roles with Kerry Group, Nick had a variety of sales, commercial and marketing roles with Diageo, Coca-Cola and AB InBev where he was the North Europe Marketing Director.

Commenting on the announcement, CEO of Kerry Group, Edmond Scanlon, said: “I would like to congratulate Nick on this new role with the company. He is stepping into this role at a very interesting time as the food industry responds in innovative ways to the changing consumer behaviours resulting from COVID-19. I look forward to working with Nick and his team to further grow our business across the UK and Ireland. I would also like to thank Duncan for his support and commitment and recognise the significant contribution he has made to Consumer Foods and the wider Kerry business over the past 25 years.

Kerry Foods is a leader in its categories in the chilled cabinet primarily in the Irish and UK markets and employs 5000 people.


About Kerry Group

Since our modest beginnings in 1972, in a greenfield site in Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland we have grown from strength to strength to become a leading player in the global food and beverage industry.

This journey has been one of dynamic growth and strategic acquisition, guided by our in-depth understanding of international market dynamics, insights into consumer trends, shifting taste preferences and evolving nutritional requirements. As an organisation, we never stand still and are clear with our colleagues, customers and stakeholders; who we are, what we do, how we do it, where we are going and why we matter – we call this The Kerry Way.

Kerry Taste & Nutrition is the global leader in the development of taste and nutrition solutions for the for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets. Its broad technology foundation, customer-centric business model, and industry-leading integrated solutions capability makes Kerry the co-creation partner of choice.

Kerry Foods, the Group’s Consumer Foods division, has grown its presence with retail partners primarily in the Irish and UK markets. It is a leader in its categories in the chilled cabinet.

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