Premium dried fruit, nuts and seeds snacking company, Kestrel Foods, has announced the recent strategic appointment of Bronagh Clarke as the firm’s new Marketing Director who will sit on the senior leadership team as well as the company’s operating board.
A dynamic marketeer, with 15 years FMCG experience, Bronagh is responsible for the strategic direction of the marketing and sales departments and the development of the Forest Feast and Acti-Snack brands in domestic and international markets.
Commenting on the senior addition to the business, founder and CEO Michael Hall said, “Bronagh has a wealth of strategic marketing knowledge and expertise with an impressive track record of building strong brands and commercial growth by combining insight and creative edge with sharp business acumen. We’re delighted to have her on the senior team as we continue to focus on growth into new and emerging markets with innovative product development.”
Bronagh moves from Kerry Group where she most recently held a strategic marketing role across key brands including Cheestrings, Dairygold and Denny.
Kestrel Foods was formed in 1996 and now exports to 34 countries worldwide, including Russia, Hong Kong, Norway, Italy, Iceland and the United Arab Emirates. It employs a team of 105 at its head-quarters in Craigavon and recently invested £2m in a second cutting edge manufacturing plant.