Tuesday, 11 December 2018Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the food and drink sector, today announced Matthieu Seguin, General Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Ireland & Northern Ireland, as the new Chair of the Prepared Consumer Foods Council.
Linda Stuart-Trainor, Director of Prepared Consumer Foods in FDI, stated: “We are delighted to welcome Matthieu Seguin as Chair of the Prepared Consumer Foods Council. Matthieu is a recognised industry leader with a wealth of business experience in Ireland and internationally. He is well placed to lead a sector that employs over 20,000 people across more than 500 manufacturing facilities in all regions of Ireland. It is particularly important that the sector has a strong collective voice with issues such as Brexit posing major challenges to companies.”
The Prepared Consumer Foods Council expressed gratitude to the outgoing chair, Maurice Hickey, former CEO of Largo Foods, and wished him well in the future.