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Managing Director  – Food to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Plymouth, Falmouth, Penzance, St.Austell, Newquay, Liskeard
70K-90K Basic Salary, 40K OTE, Car Allowance/Fuel Card
Closing date
2 Aug 2021
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PH1258 – Managing Director  – Food to Foodservice
REWARDS:  70K-90K Basic Salary, 40K OTE, Car Allowance/Fuel Card
LOCATION: Plymouth, Falmouth, Penzance, St.Austell, Newquay, Liskeard
MD opportunity with an established and heritage FMCG/Foodservice brand

We are a company with over 100 years history as a food manufacturer based in South West England.
Our brand is recognised across the UK and is found in many leading retail and foodservice establishments.
Although we have stayed faithful to our traditional manufacturing methods and ingredients – our brand has developed over the years and is recognised for quality.
Our NPD team have continued to combine traditional recipes with market trends and our marketing team have brilliantly developing branding which is both contemporary and mirrors our traditional heritage.
We are proud of our South West heritage and continue to support other local suppliers by sourcing many of our ingredients from the local area.
We can clearly see a positive commercial outlook moving forward and demand and support for our products remains high and are seeking to attract further talent to the organisation to support ambitious growth plans.

This position involves full responsibility for management of the company at board level.
Reporting into group directors you will fully managers all area of one part of the business.
This includes managing commercial, manufacturing, finance and operations teams (we are able to provide a full break down of all of these areas).
You will oversee our sales and brand strategies to further develop our market share.
Prior to the pandemic we had seen sustained year on year growth and even over the last 15 months our turnover has remained high.
We expect to hit our highest turnover historically in 2021 so it’s an exciting time for someone to take the helm and drive our business forward to greater success.

We are ideally seeking to speak to proven director level candidates with a passion for quality food products and experience at senior level.

•    Candidates must have proven experience at director level – preferably as a Managing Director, CEO or General Manager.

•    Experience at Senior level within a manufacturing environment – preferably within the food sector is essential.

•    Candidates with a Sales and Marketing angle to their background will be of particular interest.

•    Experience working for a South West independent company with regional heritage will also be advantageous.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for foodservice candidates seeking to further their career with a brand leader.

Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing, and executive professionals across the Foodservice sector. Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.  

All applicants send CVS to


About Midas 

Midas is an established and industry accredited executive recruitment consultancy. Since inception in 2003, Midas has developed close partnerships with many blue chip employers encompassing sectors such as Foodservice, Healthcare, Manufacturing, CPG to name just a few. Core expertise is within Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment. Typical assignments would include Field Sales Executives, Key Account Managers, Business Development Managers, National Account Managers, Sales Managers, Sales Controllers, Category Managers, Product Managers, NPD, Demand Planners, Marketing Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Directors and Managing Directors.

Midas has full UK coverage via offices in the West Midlands and also recruits for European roles on behalf of their customer base. Midas Selection is a proud member of The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The team of experienced consultants are aligned to vertical sectors, thereby marrying together not only recruitment expertise but also specific sector knowledge, this ensures that Midas fully understands the dynamics of the markets served. Business talent is delivered via three predominant avenues; talent targeting (headhunting), on and off line advertising campaigns, and extensive database selection. We assign one account manager to each of our customers for all recruitment, irrespective of geography, this increases efficiencies and understanding and limits unnecessary communication.

Midas Selection specialises in Sales, Marketing and Executive appointments, through to C Level Appointments, across the UK with forays into other European destinations.

Find Us
0121 214 3740
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4XG
United Kingdom
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