Lyons Seafoods has named former Northern Foods and Grampian Halls executive Paul Succony as operations director.

Lyons, the UK seafood group, said Succony would be responsible for driving the next stage of the company's expansion plans.

CEO Ole Norgaard said: "Paul's strong background within the food industry will help the company develop and strengthen its offering to both the retail and foodservice sectors as we look to achieve our ambitious growth plans."