ABP Food Group announced on Wednesday the appointment of Chris Martin as a non-executive director to its Board.

Commenting on the appointment, Larry Goodman said: “I am delighted to welcome Chris to the board of ABP Food Group. His experiences from a long career at the leading end of retail, and most particularly food retail, will be of considerable value with the ongoing strategic development of the business.”

Martin has over 35 years’ experience working in retail and consumer facing businesses in Britain and Ireland.

In 2019, after 15 years with Musgrave Martin stepped down as CEO, best known for operating the SuperValu, Centra and Musgrave marketplace brands in Ireland.

Prior to this, Martin was CEO of Mothercare plc, group finance director of Storehouse plc and had various roles at PizzaHut and ASDA.

Martin is a chartered accountant, fellow of the Institute of Grocers and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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