Bakkavor appoints Yvette Sowerby as Technical Director

03 Apr 2017

Bakkavor Group, a leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, today announces the senior appointment of Yvette Sowerby as Technical Director.

Yvette has extensive technical experience with both food manufacturing and retail customers. She joins from Sainsbury’s where she enjoyed roles as Head of Technical for Chilled Foods and subsequently Head of Technical for Packaged Foods. Prior to this she worked in a number of senior technical roles including two separate appointments at Marks & Spencer’s spanning a total of 20 years.

In her new role, Yvette will be part of the UK operational team but will also use her expertise to provide technical support to Bakkavor’s US and Asia operations.

Commenting on the appointment, Mike Edwards, Chief Operating Officer UK, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Yvette to Bakkavor. I am confident that her expertise will prove of significant value as we continue to drive the technical standards across our business.”

Yvette Sowerby commented:
“Having worked with Bakkavor in previous roles, I now look forward to joining the business as it continues to target growth both in the UK and internationally.”


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