Patties Foods’ board has appointed Steven Chaur as its managing
director and CEO, the company announced this morning.
Chaur’s career includes 20 years in senior leadership
positions in fast-moving consumer goods at Tip Top Bakeries (Southern), Findus
Australasia and National Foods Tasmania.
Fairfax notes that his most recent role was as Pacific managing
director for Saint-Gobain, a French multinational construction products
Chairman Mark Smith said in a statement that and extensive
search preceded Chaur’s appointment, which will commence on April 15.
“Steven has a strong track record in
transforming companies in the baking, dairy and frozen food industries through
operational improvement, brand innovation-led growth and a customer-driven
culture,” said Smith.