Hugo Mahoney promoted to CEO of Brakes

Date: February 27, 2018Leave a comment

Hugo Mahoney, who joined Brakes UK less than a year ago as chief commercial officer, becomes CEO with effect from 1 March. He replaces Ton Christiaanse, who left the business […]


Ton Christiaanse leaves Brakes after just nine months

Date: November 6, 2017Leave a comment

Brakes UK chief executive officer Ton Christiaanse has left the wholesaler after just nine months. He took over from Phil Wieland, who departed “to pursue other interests”. Christiaanse (pictured) joined […]


Brakes announces Karna’s promotion and McMeikan’s departure

Date: March 31, 2017Leave a comment

Houston-based Sysco Corporation has appointed Ajoy H Karna senior vice president international foodservice operations – Europe. In this role he has responsibility for Brakes Group, which the US giant bought […]


Brakes sets up specialist Scottish operation

Date: April 4, 2016Leave a comment

Brakes Group, whose Scottish operations have a turnover of more than £68 million in regionally-produced foods, has set up a specialist division north of the border. The formation of Brakes […]


No upheaval for Brakes says new owner

Date: February 25, 2016Leave a comment

Brakes Group will continue to operate under its present name and management, including CEO Ken McMeikan – at least in the short term – should the £2.2 billion takeover bid […]