FWD steering group
The Council of Members

Our Council meets four times a year to discuss issues of mutual interest to wholesalers and direct FWD’s strategic, public affairs and communications agendas.

FWD’s work streams are set and scrutinised by the Council, which consists of senior executives from FWD member companies.

Coral Rose – Chairman
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Country Range Group

Andrew Selley – Past Chairman
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Bidfood

Andrew Thompson
COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
Booker

Steve Barnett 
TRADING DIRECTOR
Costco UK

Chris Binge
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Fairway Foodservice

Vanessa Cooper
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Sterling Supergroup

Darren Goldney
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Unitas

James Russell
MANAGING DIRECTOR
AF Blakemore & Son

Dawood Pervez
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Bestway Wholesale

Gary Mullineux
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Caterforce

Colin Smith
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Scottish Wholesale Association

Neil Turton
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Sugro UK

Amir Chaudhary
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Indus Foods

Leon French
PROCUREMENT AND MERCHANDISING DIRECTOR
Brakes