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New Leader At Kellogg’s Ireland

Ruth Hughes has been appointed to head up Kellogg’s business in Ireland. Her appointment follows the retirement of long-standing Irish Kellogg’s leader, Jim McNeill.

Hughes has worked at Kellogg’s for more than a decade and has held a number of senior roles across the cereal and snack giant’s Irish, British and European operations. As head of Kellogg’s Ireland, Ruth will oversee a team of 30 who manage all aspects of the company’s commercial operations in the Republic of Ireland.

She joined the company in 2008 as a national account manager, serving Kellogg’s Irish retail customers.

Senior roles in the company included a stint working in the UK managing the Kellogg’s business with major British retailers Asda and Morrisons.

Most recently, she held the position of sales director, European sales capability, with responsibility for overseeing the training and development of all sales teams across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

With extensive experience in the food and FMCG sectors, Ruth started her career at Batchelors before joining the Boyne Valley Group as a business manager.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Maev Martin. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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