AHDB seeks new Potatoes head as Kendall remains in overall charge

The AHDB is seeking nominations for the new chair of its Potato Sector Board, following the announcement that Fiona Fell will step down from the position in March.

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Image: HW

AHDB chairman Peter Kendall said the vacancy "occurs at a significant time for AHDB as we look to deliver a fresh strategy to inspire the food and farming industry to respond to the challenges of Brexit and changing domestic and international markets".

He added that applicants "will need to understand the complex potato market dynamics and be able to lead the sector board with passion, vision and strategic oversight".

To request a candidate application pack or to find out more about the role, please email Christine.Standley@ahdb.org.uk. The closing date is Wednesday 8 February 2017.

Kendall himself was yesterday (18 January) reappointed overall AHDB chair for a further three-year term by Defra secretary Andrea Leadsom, with approval by UK regional governments.


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