Five new appointments to the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board have today [Thursday 12 November] been announced by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths.
The five new appointments will join the current board and its work in supporting the sectors Covid-19 recovery and preparations for the end of the EU transition period.
The five new members, who will commence their roles on 16 November for four years, are:
The Minister will meet the full new board on 19 November to discuss the priorities for the sector and how the board and Welsh Government will work collaboratively over the coming weeks and months to address the challenges and opportunities the industry faces.
The Minister said:
Andy Richardson, Chair of the Food and Drink Wales Industry Board, said:
The appointment of the five new Food and Drink Wales Board members follows a fair and open recruitment exercise.