07 May 2013

Board Appointment

Premier Foods is pleased to announce the appointment of Pam Powell as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Premier Foods is pleased to announce the appointment of Pam Powell as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Pam Powell has more than 20 years marketing experience developing some of the world’s leading consumer brands. Most recently, she was the Group Strategy and Innovation Director for SAB Miller, one of the world’s leading brewers. Pam spent nine years at SAB Miller in senior management roles during which time she helped transform the marketing performance of the Company, including the  development and implementation of the first Group-wide commercial strategy.
Additionally, Pam held numerous marketing roles in the home and personal care sector during a 13 year career at Unilever plc, culminating in her role as global Vice President of the Skin Care category. During her time at Unilever, Pam was most associated with the Dove brand, contributing to a doubling of the brand’s revenues to become Unilever’s first billion dollar brand.

Pam holds a degree in Economics from Duke University in North Carolina and an MBA in Marketing from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.

Commenting on Pam’s appointment, David Beever, Chairman of Premier Foods, said:

"Over the past year, we have been actively strengthening the Board to reflect a broad range of commercial, financial, communications and marketing experience. Pam’s appointment is part of this drive.  Her significant experience in marketing global consumer brands will be a tremendous benefit as Premier Foods looks to accelerate the growth of its Power Brands. We very much look forward to her contribution and welcome her to the Board.”

Pam Powell commented:

“Premier Foods has committed to investing behind its Power Brands, which include some of the best known grocery brands in the UK. I can see real opportunities for growth in the coming years and look forward to working with the Board as the strategy develops.”

No further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13.


For further information please contact:

Lisa Attenborough, Director of Communications                         +44 (0) 1727 805 716
Richard Godden, Head of Investor Relations                              +44 (0) 1727 815 850

Maitland             +44 (0) 20 7379 5151
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