Gill Pendergrast has been appointed Sainsbury’s retail director at 2 Sisters, reporting to Frank Robinson.

She joins the UK Poultry division after more than three years in Food to Go and Meal Solutions as commercial controller and then head of commercial. Prior to joining 2 Sisters, the Reading graduate held senior sales roles with Cranswick, Uniq and Glanbia.

Pendergrast, 2 Sisters newest recruit to UK Poultry’s commercial team, said, “I’m excited by the new role and looking forward to working with the team at Holburn.

"I'm absolutely passionate about doing the right thing and keeping the customer at the heart of everything that we do.”

Frank Robinson, commercial director at UK Poultry, said, “Gill will be a great boost to our commercial team. She has the experience to build a winning team and the focus to drive the category forward.”