A new national account executive has been appointed by British Pepper & Spice (BPS), the UK’s largest supplier of retailer brand herbs, spices and seasonings.

Kerry Ward, previously at Unilever subsidiary Van Den Bergh Foods, will work alongside marketing manager Deborah Cunningham and will report directly to Ian Kelland, marketing and sales director. She will be responsible for all BPS retail accounts.

BPS’ retailer brand herbs, spices and seasonings currently have a 37% share of the £78m (US$121.4m) retail market.