Bestway recruits ex-Unitas Jim Brown as a trading controller

Bestway has appointed Jim Brown as trading controller for catering, fresh and frozen.

Brown (pictured), who joins the business on 3 October, has more than 30 years of industry experience, having previously worked at Booker, Landmark, and most recently Unitas Wholesale as senior trading controller for tobacco, licensed, impulse and grocery.

Commenting on his new role in which he heads up a team of six, he said: “I’m excited to be joining Bestway at this point in the company’s journey and at a time when there are many opportunities to drive sales across the catering, fresh and frozen retail sectors.

“Strong supplier relationships are a bedrock of everything Bestway stands for and I’m looking forward to making a difference within the business as we continue to deliver the right products at the right price to our customers.”

Kenton Burchell, group trading director at Bestway Wholesale, added: “We’re looking forward to welcoming Jim to the team as he brings a wealth of experience to our business.

“Jim has immense knowledge in the wholesale channel spanning many categories, creating the best customer offer and working with suppliers to provide the best value to customers. I am sure that Jim will be a perfect fit for us as we expand our wholesale business across the catering and retail arms.”


Published Date: September 2, 2022
Category: Wholesale Industry News