New HR Manager for Branston Potatoes

Rachel Leech

Lincolnshire’s potato supplier Branston has appointed a new group HR Manager.

Rachel Leech joins Branston from fresh prepared food manufacturer Bakkavor, having been with the company between 2007-2009, and re-joining in 2010 following a stint at the NHS.

Commenting on the new post, she says: “I am so excited to join Branston as group HR manager – it is an opportunity that I simply could not miss. I have admired Branston since working in the potato industry in my very early career and it has been a pleasure to see the business grow over the years. Clearly Branston is a forward-thinking company that is not deterred by change or challenge.

“I believe the company offers me brilliant development opportunities, and I know that I can offer Branston something in return, using my own expertise to provide insight to help to optimise the processes and systems already in place.”

Simon Telfer, HR & Logistics Director says: “We are delighted to bring Rachel on board. Her knowledge of the food sector is extensive, and she is clearly extremely passionate about her role.

“We are always keen to bring on board new talent with the drive and enthusiasm to help us to continue to innovate and move forward across all parts of our business, and I have no doubt at all that Rachel has this in abundance.”