Müller Dairy, makers of Müller Corner, Müllerlight and Müller Rice, has confirmed the appointment of Bill Mathieson (42) as Commercial Director.
Currently European Vice President Sales & Customer Development at Coca Cola Enterprises, he takes up his new appointment at Müller in June having spent five years in key commercial roles with the soft drinks and beverages company.
Prior to that Bill worked for almost a decade at Nestle in senior sales & marketing roles across the group, including the Nestle Chilled Dairy business.
Ronald Kers, Chief Executive Officer of Müller UK & Ireland Group said:
“This is an exciting appointment which again underlines our ambition to grow our business in the yogurt and chilled desserts sector.
“Bill has an excellent track record and I look forward to welcoming him to our management team.”
Müller Dairy is based in the Shropshire town of Market Drayton and has grown to become the UK's leading yogurt manufacturer with major brands such as Müller Corner, Müllerlight and Müller Rice.
Müller Dairy is part of the Müller UK & Ireland Group which aims to become the largest and most successful dairy company in the UK. The most recent addition to the Group is Müller Minsterley - the chilled desserts facility near Shrewsbury at which the Cadbury chilled desserts, including Cadbury Mousse, Trifle and twin-pot products are made, which Müller sells under an exclusive licence from Cadbury.