UK food group Northern Foods has appointed former Tesco executive Sandra Turner as a non executive director.

Turner has held senior commercial and operational roles at Tesco in the UK and Ireland. From 2003 to 2009 she was the commercial director of Tesco Ireland.

“I am delighted that Sandra has agreed to join the board of Northern Foods. Sandra has had a very
successful career with Tesco and her extensive retail and management experience at a senior level will be of enormous value to the board and the company,” Anthony Hobson, chairman of Northern Foods, commented.