UK-based chilled convenience foods group Uniq has announced the appointment of Rick Turnbull as managing director of Uniq Prepared Foods, the company's UK division.
 
He succeeds Jed Kenrick, who is leaving with immediate effect.

Rick Turnbull was formerly managing director of RHM's Partnership division, a £350m (US$633.6m) sales chilled foods business serving M&S, McDonald's, Pizza Hut and Morrisons.

"We are very fortunate to have Rick to spearhead the recovery of our UK businesses. Rick brings a proven track record of generating profitable growth in the UK chilled foods sector through partnership with retailers and food service customers, innovation and management development," said Geoff Eaton, chief executive of Uniq.