Caterforce expands head office team

Foodservice buying and marketing group Caterforce has appointed two experienced buyers to support its head office operations in Macclesfield.

Peter Saunders and Matthew Leyland (pictured) bring extensive experience to Caterforce, having worked in the foodservice industry for a combined 40 years. Saunders joins from Unitas and Leyland from The Co-operative Group and Morrisons.

Their responsibilities are to deliver the buying plan for Caterforce’s wholesale members and to implement and develop category plans to support member growth.

Gary Mullineux, interim managing director at Caterforce, said: “I’m extremely happy to welcome Peter and Matthew to Caterforce. To be able to attract two individuals with their level of experience is testament to the work we’re doing. Our members will benefit significantly from their expertise and we look forward to working with them.”

Caterforce has also announced the appointment of Clare Greensmith as financial controller and Hayley Bowker as an assistant buyer.

Mullineux said: “At Caterforce we’re passionate about investing in people and this is an extremely exciting time for the business. The additions of Peter, Matthew, Clare and Hayley will only strengthen our already outstanding team. We want to continue to build on our recent successes and I have no doubt that these new hires will help us achieve that.”

At its recent biennial conference, Caterforce announced a 9.1% increase in turnover for 2019 and predicted revenue in excess of £600 million by 2021.

Tel: Caterforce (01625) 440188


Published Date: December 17, 2019
Category: Wholesale Industry News