Country Range Group appoints new group chairman

Philip de Ternant has been appointed as the new Group Chairman of the Country Range Group

The announcement was made at the buying group’s recent annual ‘An Evening With’ event, which took place at Abbey Road Studios and celebrated the fantastic work of its members and suppliers over the past year.

Having worked in the foodservice industry for over 40 years, as Managing Director of Creed Foodservice, Director of the Country Range Group, Ambassador of Hospitality Action and holding senior roles at both Booker and Bidfood, Philip has become a leading and much-respected figure in the sector.

Commenting on his appointment, Country Range Group’s Chief Executive Martin Ward said: “We’re thrilled to reveal Philip has accepted the role as Group Chairman and I’m looking forward to working with him even more closely to ensure our family-run wholesalers can achieve faster and more profitable growth. Philip is a respected leader and a result-driven, hugely experienced professional with a proven track record. I have no doubt his appointment as Chairman will be a huge asset to the Group.”

Philip de Ternant added: “It’s a huge honour to be appointed Group Chairman of Country Range Group and I’m excited to get started and help our members continue to be as competitive as possible in this ever-changing and ever-challenging industry. I’ve been a board member at Country Range Group for over 10 years now, so I already feel like part of the family, but I’m eager to work even more closely with the wider team and new members as we all work towards our future plans and ambitious goals.”

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