Patties Foods’ board has appointed Steven Chaur as its managing director and CEO, the company announced this morning.
Chaur’s career includes 20 years in senior leadership positions in fast-moving consumer goods at Tip Top Bakeries (Southern), Findus Australasia and National Foods Tasmania.
Fairfax notes that his most recent role was as Pacific managing director for Saint-Gobain, a French multinational construction products company.
Chairman Mark Smith said in a statement that and extensive search preceded Chaur’s appointment, which will commence on April 15.
"Steven has a strong track record in transforming companies in the baking, dairy and frozen food industries through operational improvement, brand innovation-led growth and a customer-driven culture," said Smith.