Fine foods wholesaler Cotswold Fayre has appointed Lawrence Moore and Faye Foot into the newly created roles of sales director and ecommerce manager, as the as the company handles an increase of online orders and prepares for future growth.
Moore brings experience of working with brands including Britvic, Red Bull and Belvoir to the business. “Cotswold Fayre’s values have a strong alignment with my own passion for CSR. The company has a strong moral compass and is a business with heart. I’m joining at a time of high growth, which makes it a really exciting career move,” he says.
“Having worked with the team as a supplier at Belvoir, I can see the business from both sides, and it’s a real beacon for purposeful business within the SME sector, while making a tangible difference too. To be part of the B Corp movement, that’s so much bigger, is hugely exciting – and we certainly have some bold plans up our sleeves!”
“I have a real passion for food, as well as being really interested in the website user experience, SEO, data and analytics,’ adds Foot. “This role allows me to do everything I love – and will include making data driven decisions by monitoring the customer journey online to improve the overall user experience! From website audits, to using technology to drive towards a bigger goal, Cotswold Fayre is such an exciting company to join, and it’s great to feel so empowered to make a real difference.”
Laura Strapp has also joined the wholesaler as an ambient buyer, she explains that it’s a really interesting time to be in the role considering the current environment. “This role means that I’m always learning, developing relationships and meeting supplier needs. I’ve always really enjoyed sourcing new suppliers, and as part of a small team with big ambitions at Cotswold Fayre we can move really quickly and cut out a lot of red tape.