First Milk appoints new non-executive Director

First Milk appoints new non-executive Director

Wednesday 17 June 2015

First Milk has announced today the appointment of Brian Mackie as a new non-executive Director to the First Milk Board.

Chairman Jim Paice commented:

"Our new CEO Mike Gallacher and his team are executing the turnaround plans as rapidly as possible. As we progress with this programme, it is also important for us to bring in the right leadership and business experience onto the Board. I am therefore delighted that Brian Mackie joined us on 15 June as a non-executive director. He brings significant financial, business and international leadership experience."

Brian Mackie has previously worked as a chief financial officer with companies including Autobar, Starbev/Molson Coors Europe, Maxxium Worldwide and Cott Corporation over the last 25 years.

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Photography

  • High resolution photograph of Brian Mackie available on request (contact details below)

Notes to editors

Brian Mackie originally trained as a Chartered Accountant in Scotland.
His role within First Milk also includes chairing of the Audit Committee.

About First Milk

First Milk is the UK's only major dairy company, 100% owned by British farmers.  It supplies a wide range of dairy products and dairy ingredients to customers in both national and international markets including block cheeses, soft cheeses, raw milk, butter, skimmed milk powder, whey proteins and sports nutrition brands.

It is headquartered in Glasgow with seven manufacturing sites across England, Scotland and Wales.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Lee Truelove
Head of communications
M: 07767 241507
E: leetruelove@firstmilk.co.uk

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