Roy Hugh

Roy Hugh

Roy Hugh

Roy has worked at senior levels in the Produce and Chilled food sectors for 25 years. He is commercially focused with strong experience in operations, buying, technical and new product development. He has been instrumental in formulating, delivering and exceeding company’s business plans in order to drive greater profitability.

Roy has worked with numerous blue chip Companies and has developed a deep understanding of instigating change management programmes within a fast moving market environment. He was on the Board of Winfresh (UK) Ltd. (an international £85m produce business) and has held senior positions at Cargill (an international £50 billion food business) and at Bakkavor (a UK £1.2 billion chilled food business).

Fostering strong and lasting business relationships with the senior stakeholders is a hallmark of Roy’s work, and he maintains an active network with organisations such as Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Co-Op and Asda.

He has an in depth understanding of supply chains and hands on experience in formulating category and joint business plans with the UK retailers and their suppliers enabling them to achieve volume growth and increased profitability.