Moy Park, leading UK food company and one of Europe's largest poultry producers, has appointed Barney Kay as general manager, broilers Great Britain (GB), with responsibility for Moy Park's broiler operation in GB- currently producing over 2.5 million chickens a week for Moy Park's processing factories in Anwick, Lincolnshire, and Ashbourne, Derbyshire.
Barney joins Moy Park from the NFU and will be based at Moy Park Anwick - the hub of the company's GB agriculture operations. With over 15 years of industry experience, Kay will bring extensive agricultural knowledge and expertise to his new position and will play a key strategic role in maximizing broiler performance and service levels across the business.
David Gibson, director of agriculture at Moy Park, said, "We're very pleased to announce the appointment of Barney Kay as general manager, broilers GB. Across the agri-food sector, Barney has an outstanding reputation and a strong track record of delivering results. His combination of experience and knowledge of the food industry will prove invaluable in his new role."
Commenting on his appointment, Kay said, "I am delighted to take up my new post with Moy Park as general manager, broilers GB. As a business, Moy Park is recognized as one of the leading food companies in Europe and is widely known for its commitment to its farming base. Moy Park has pioneered breeding and farming standards, particularly in the development of higher welfare chicken, and I look forward to working with the team to continue to lead the way in the industry."