Frozen-food firm Findus Group has appointed Tasha Gladman as marketing director of its UK operations.

The company announced today (18 August) that Gladman will work closely with group marketing category and innovation teams as well as other Findus operating markets to ensure that “key consumer and category insights are developed, leveraged and shared”.

Gladman is currently North America brand development director for Ragu, Bertolli Pasta Sauce and Knorr for Unilever in New York. She has also held positions within John Lewis and Mars Inc.

She will join on 6 September and be part of the company’s the executive team and report into UK managing director Mark Escolme.