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Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food ("FPF") in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. There are 80 companies in the Bakkavor Foods Usa, Inc. corporate family. Prior to joining Bakkavor, she was Senior Vice President, Global HR, Burberry plc, accountable for the overall HR strategy, people and change agenda. Agust received his education from the College of Ármúli in Reykjavik, Iceland.Peter joined Bakkavor in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed to the Group Board in 2017. Ben has overall responsibility for the US operations.Donna-Maria Lee joined Bakkavor Group plc in September 2018. Agust is one of the founders of Bakkavor and has served as Chief Executive Officer of Bakkavor since May 2006. The company acquired Katsouris Fresh Foods in 1997 and Geest in 2005. Mike has overall responsibility for the UK operations.Ben joined Bakkavor in 2012 from Ernst & Young LLP. Bakkavor Foods Usa, Inc. has 600 total employees across all of its locations and generates $313.83 million in sales (USD).
This comprises £9.6m in cash and £2.4m of existing finance leases, Bakkavor said. Bakkavör was founded in 1986 by the two brothers Ágúst and Lýður Guðmundsson, to manufacture and export cod to Scandinavia. These locations include: 25 factory sites, four distribution centres and a head office in the UK; in the US, we have five factories, including a head office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and in China, we have nine factories plus our head office in Shanghai. Agust Gudmundsson, Chief Executive Officer.
More recently, he led the acquisition of Haydens in the UK and the disposal of Vaco and Anglia Crown, as well as supporting the business in its initial public offering.
Our 20,000 colleagues operate from 45 locations to develop and produce innovative products for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. It was listed 27th in the 2015 Sunday Times Top Track 100.Following the global financial crisis of 2008, Bakkavör became heavily indebted, forcing the Guðmundsson brothers into emergency talks with the company's bondholders.In 2014 the company simplified its structure selling its South African operation and a 40% stake in its Italian business later in the year.In January 2016, Bakk AL Holdings Limited, another company owned by Ágúst and Lýður Guðmundsson and funds managed by The Baupost Group, LLC, purchased shares in the company, taking its ownership to approximately 89% of the outstanding shares in the company.The company produces a range of meals, salads, desserts and pizza and bread.
He served as Executive Chairman of Bakkavor from 1986, the year the Bakkavor Group was founded, through to May 2006. During his career at Bakkavor he has held a number of senior roles and was appointed UK Chief Operating Officer in 2014.
Industry Information Bakkavor Foods Usa, Inc. is located in Carson, CA, United States and is part of the Food Wholesalers Industry. Over 19,000 employees operate from 43 locations to develop and produce innovative FPF for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. Donna-Maria worked for over 25 years within manufacturing, consumer and corporate functions.
He served as Executive Chairman of Bakkavor from 1986, the year the Bakkavor Group was founded, through to May 2006. As a chartered accountant, Peter has responsibility for Finance as well as Treasury, Tax, Legal, Communications and Information Technology.Mike joined Bakkavor in 2001 from Heinz. Adelie, which employs more than 2m000 people, has approached Bakkavor and Greencore about a rescue deal, Sky News learns. Agust is one of the founders of Bakkavor and has served as Chief Executive Officer of Bakkavor since May 2006. They expanded the business by selling convenience foods. He initially joined as Group Financial Controller before taking on the role of Head of Strategic Development, working closely with the Management Board to advance the Group’s strategic objectives for future growth. Prior to joining Bakkavor, he was Group Treasurer at Avis Europe plc.
Bakkavor Holdings Limited produces and markets packaged food products. An American hedge fund has invested more than £100 million in Britain’s biggest fresh food supplier.