Two new senior executive appointments have been made by NWF Agriculture. Andrew Downie has joined the company as Managing Director; and Mark Evington is the new Finance Director, following the retirement of Ian Kenmuir after 34 years.
Andrew joins NWF from ABF Plc, where he held the position of Head of Operations, overseeing multisite facilities across the UK and responsible for circa 600 employees. Prior to this Andrew has held senior positions at AB World Foods and Patak?s Food Ltd; leading capital investment projects and successfully integrating business acquisitions into the mainstream business.
Degree educated in Business Management and CIMA qualified, Andrew has 20 years’ experience of working in the food sector.
Mark joins the company after 14 years at Cogent Breeding Ltd (part of Grosvenor Estate). He was Finance Director for the agriculture division of Grosvenor Farm Holdings from 2001 before being promoted to the role of Managing Director of Cogent in 2005.
Holding a BA honours in Accounting and Finance along with Chartered Accountant status, Mark has over 20 years’ experience in finance.