Outgoing managing director to join growing Unitas member as commercial director
Wholesaler to benefit from buying group's "vision and ambition", while retail arm remains with Unitas
Managing Director to be replaced by John Kinney from April
Unitas MD Darren Goldney and FWD Chief Executive James Bielby among industry leaders calling for business rates "mistake to be corrected"
FWD members have taken to the airwaves in recent days to call for business rates relief for the entire hospitality supply chain as restrictions increase
Unitas Managing Director points the finger at government for "absurd" actions after retailer reports profit
Unitas Managing Director urges wholesalers to make their voices heard in call for "laser-targeted" support to help the sector's most in-need businesses
Buying groups part ways with union "not practical" to continue after the end of 2020
Buying groups go their separate ways after association deemed to "no longer add value to all parties"
But FWD Chief Executive still warns support is needed to help foodservice wholesalers survive