Irish category management business Category Solutions has appointed Michael Merrins as non-executive chairman. Merrins is a leading expert in the FMCG and drinks industry and will use his skills and brand building experience to ensure growth and development of the company.
Jenny Maybury, managing director, Category Solutions said: “Michael’s appointment as non-executive chairman will help take us to the next stage in our development. Having someone of his magnitude and invaluable business experience will be of considerable benefit to the business as it moves forward.”
Merrins was previously head of operations, Quinnsworth; commercial director, Green Isle Foods and director of food marketing I.A.W.S (Aryzta). Merrins said, “At a time of intense competition, tightening margins, the need to deliver bottom line revenue growth and market share for retailers and brand owners, there has never been a greater need for effective category management. I look forward to contributing to what I believe will be a very successful and exciting time for Category Solutions.”
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