John Mills appointed managing director of Landmark

Landmark Wholesale has announced the appointment of John Mills (pictured) as managing director.

Mills, who will start his new role in May, has worked for a range of UK food & drink manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing businesses, including Keith Spicer, InterContinental Brands, Gaymer Cider Co, Constellation Wines Europe and Strathmore Mineral Water Co. He has also been chairman of Hyperama, the Midlands-based cash & carry wholesaler, for the past three years.

Sam Wilcox, chairman of Landmark and managing director of AF Blakemore, commented: “This is a really exciting time for Landmark and having John in place, with his considerable experience and knowledge of the sector, will help us tackle the challenges currently faced by the industry.”

Mills added: “The wholesale sector, like many other channels, faces many challenges driven by macro-economic factors, legislative changes and dynamic consumer trends. However, smart businesses thrive in changing times and I am confident that Landmark is well positioned to continue its success built over the past 45 years.

“We have a strong and loyal membership and a committed central office whose purpose is to best serve its members. Having had a long association with Landmark, I am passionate and excited about helping to take the business to the next stage in its development.”

Landmark Wholesale has 38 members with a combined turnover of just under £3 billion per year.

Tel: Landmark Wholesale (01908) 255300

Published Date: March 28, 2017
Category: Wholesale Industry News