The board of ISEQ-listed food company Greencore has appointed David Simons as a non-executive director, with effect from July 1.
Mr Simons is chairman of the privately-owned British retail chain Littlewoods Limited, and has been a non-executive director there since 1996.
From 1993 to 2000, Mr Simons was CEO of British supermarket chain Somerfield plc. He has also held important positions in House of Fraser and Toys R Us
Greencore chairman Ned Sullivan says: “The board is delighted that a business person of David Simons calibre with his considerable wealth of retail and food knowledge has accepted its invitation to join the board and looks forward to working with him in the future.”