Creed Foodservice managing director Philip de Ternant has been appointed group chairman of the Country Range Group (CRG), with the announcement made at the buying groups’ annual awards event.
de Ternant has worked in the industry for over 40 years and previously held senior senior roles at both Booker and Bidfood, he is also an ambassador for Hospitality Action.
CRG’s Chief Executive Martin Ward said: “We’re thrilled to reveal Philip has accepted the role as Group Chairman and I’m looking forward to working with him even more closely to ensure our family-run wholesalers can achieve faster and more profitable growth. Philip is a respected leader and a result driven, hugely experienced professional with a proven track record. I have no doubt his appointment as Chairman will be a huge asset to the Group.”
de Ternant added: “It’s a huge honour to be appointed the new CRG Group Chairman and I’m excited to get started and help our members continue to be as competitive as possible in this ever-changing and ever-challenging industry. I’ve been a board member at CRG for over 10 years now, so I already feel like part of the family, but I’m eager to work even more closely with the wider team and new members as we all work towards our future plans and ambitious goals.”