Zest Food Partners appoints commercial directors


Zest Food Partners have appointed Kevin Pugsley and Jon Body two as commercial directors at the foodservice marketing firm.

Pugsley joins from Proper Cornish, where he has spent just over six years as Senior Commercial Manager, and Body comes from Futura Foods UK where he was previously a senior account manger.

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Kevin and Jon join Nick Redford, Warren Hamer, Kelly Burke, and Claire Williams to complete the team of six foodservice experts, with Redford believing the clients will benefit significantly from their expertise: We have a keen understanding of the challenge’s suppliers face and with the new roadmap announced last week, I am extremely confident that Zest has the best team and approach to help grow their foodservice businesses.”

Pugsley said: “I am very happy to be joining the amazing team at Zest. The network and strong relationships we have within the industry is definitely one of our USP’s, and I am looking forward to unlocking new routes to market and achieving great things for our clients.”

“I’m proud to be part of a great team that is focussed on delivering results and doing the absolute best for our clients,” added Body. It’s been a turbulent time but, there is light at the end of the tunnel, and the team at Zest are well equipped to work with clients in a strategic, collaborative way to help them overcome today’s business challenges.”

The Zest team is made up of six well-respected senior figures who are influential in the foodservice industry. With over 125 years’ combined experience, they have strong established relationships and proven track records in delivering results for great brands.

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 07960935659.


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