Cornelius expands successful Health & Nutrition sales team

Cornelius expands successful Health & Nutrition sales team

(Posted on 19/01/17)

Cornelius Group, an independent European distributor of high quality, innovative specialty chemicals and ingredients has appointed Adrian Barnfield as sales manager, food for the North of the UK. 

Mr Barnfield joined the business in Q4 2016 from CSM Bakery Solutions where he was technical application manager focusing on the industrial and retail markets.

Kerry Dodd, Cornelius business manager for health & nutrition, said: “Adrian joins us with a wealth of bakery experience in both sales and technical roles which have been acquired during his time with CSM UK, Warburtons and British Bakels.

“His knowledge of the bakery industry will be integral to the growth of the Cornelius health and nutrition business assisting us to develop our presence in the market and adding further value to our key principals and customers alike.” 

Working alongside Mrs Dodd and the sales team, Adrian will be tasked with growing the overall Cornelius brand and developing new customers and new markets which support the company’s growth plans.

With over 25 years’ experience in the food ingredients industry, Mr Barnfield began his career as a test baker at RHM Research & Engineering Ltd., before moving into sales at a number of food ingredient research, development and manufacturing companies.

Cornelius Group operates across a range of markets including sports nutrition, dairy, meat, fish & poultry, confectionery, beverages, convenience and bakery and the company has significantly diversified its product portfolio in recent years.

Cornelius is established as a leading distributor in the UK, Poland and Russia and has recently opened a new business in the Nordic region. It has global sourcing offices in China and India tapping into the vast growth potential in those regions and ships products to customers in more than thirty countries around the world.

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