Moy Park has announced the appointment of Kirsty Wilkins to the role of human resources and organisation development director. In this senior position, Wilkins will join the company’s executive leadership team, where she will contribute to the strategic development of the business.

With a career spanning almost 30 years including over 20 years’ experience in the food industry, Wilkins will lead Moy Park’s human resources (HR) functions and also drive its talent management, communications and corporate responsibility strategy.

Wilkins joins Moy Park from Tulip, where she held the position of human resources board director and was responsible for leading the HR, learning and development and health and safety functions for the U.K. based food producer.

Commenting on the appointment, Moy Park Chief Executive Janet McCollum, said: “People are at the heart of our business and we are pleased to welcome Kirsty to lead Moy Park’s HR and organisation development strategy. Her passion, extensive experience and knowledge of the food sector will be an invaluable asset to support the continued growth of the business.”

Wilkins added: “As one of the UK’s largest food businesses, I’m delighted to join Moy Park and its talented leadership team. Moy Park places a great emphasis on the development of its people and I’m looking forward to lending my experience and expertise to support its continued growth.”