Commercial MD wanted for B2B Food Ingredients organisation

Location: Head office London
Six-Figure base salary plus Full Exec package

Opportunity to truly lead and step-change an organisation’s reinvigorated ambition is rare - this appointment is the first of its kind in 2021!

We are looking for a commercially biased MD who is determined to demonstrate their proven skill once again and lead the vision of a business that will step change its growth course immediately. Your skill in leading a Board with qualified FMCG sales know-how and the strength of character to flourish in SME culture is prerequisite to your candidacy.

As one of the UK’s most reputable B2B food ingredients companies, importing the highest quality fresh and ambient products from around the world, this VC backed business is embarking on a transformational growth programme. The Backer’s vision to double turnover to £80m and treble profit is a genuine opportunity, with the right ‘sales firepower’ at the helm, there is so much more to develop and exploit within existing major food manufacturing customers let alone the fast-growing ‘recipe box’ channel. Now is the time for a surge in true sales performance with the current Board relishing the idea of a truly inspirational commercial leader to instil iconic values and behaviours to the business and its universal customer sales strategy.

You will bring an insatiable commercial flair into the business to drive an exciting development programme for a diverse portfolio of food categories. Your experience will clearly mark you out as a class act Commercial Director, especially if you know the workings of leading UK B2B prepared meal customer groups. This will be complemented by a spirit of adventure and a passion for leading the organisation. An Activist at the boardroom table you will need to be strong in every aspect of MD accountability. Your brief will be to step-change business performance, recharge the motivation in a team of around 40 people and show how an ‘end game’ can be realised. You’ll have a commanding presence, a streak of creativity and an unstoppable appetite for winning with customers.

Looking for real ownership and empowerment? If you dream of swapping your ‘every day seems the same’ role currently for one with a fast-paced and vibrant company, now is the time to do something about it.


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