Patties Foods appoints FMCG veteran to head company

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
company.

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.

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