Yeast manufacturer Lesaffre Group has announced the appointment of Clare MacLennan as the new Managing Director of Lesaffre UK & Ireland, effective immediately.
Clare brings with her over 13 years of experience in B2B food industry operations and having previously worked as the Managing Director of consumer operations at the Royal Mint, Clare is an awarded professional with numerous business accolades.
She also brings to the company a strong knowledge from baking and food service companies. She will be responsible for overseeing the strategic development and operations of Lesaffre UK & Ireland and will lead its mission to support the British Isles’ bakeries delivering innovative and sustainable solutions.
“I am truly honoured to join Lesaffre, a renowned leader in the food industry, and am thrilled to be back in the dynamic world of bakery innovation,” said Clare. “Lesaffre’s rich legacy and commitment to excellence resonate deeply with my passion for advancing the boundaries of bakery. I am excited to contribute to the company’s success by harnessing the collective strengths of our business core expertise and leveraging the invaluable experience of our exceptional team. Together, we will cultivate growth, foster innovation, and continue to elevate the art of bakery in ways that captivate and inspire.”
“Clare’s extensive leadership management experience and market expertise is crucial for developing and expanding our operations in the UK and Ireland. We are delighted to have Clare on board, and we look forward to her leadership in providing exceptional customer support and driving our business development goals,” added Vincent Saingier, the Western Europe General Manager for Lesaffre.
“Lesaffre UK & Ireland operations have an exceptionally talented and committed workforce, and with Clare’s energy and leadership, we are confident that we will continue to deliver the excellent levels of service that characterise Lesaffre. We are honoured to have Clare onboard and look forward to her contributions to our continued growth and success,” concluded the Western Europe HR Director Alain Dedeyne.
The Lesaffre UK & Ireland team is excited to welcome Clare and contribute to Lesaffre Group’s core mission of ‘working together to better nourish and protect the planet’.
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