Leif Bergvall Hansen has been appointed the new CEO of Sweden-based Lantmännen Kronfågel, Scandinavia's largest chicken producer. He will take up his new role in August, replacing Jan K. Henriksen, who has become chief executive of Lantmännen’s Unibake business unit.


Most recently head of a Swedish bakery products company, Hansen was formerly a director of Findus Denmark and divisional director of Nestlé Denmark. Before that he was general manager of one of the companies in England linked to the Danish Crown meat group.