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Non-Executive Chairman @
Born:
1967
Gender:
Male
Location:
Iceland

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Lydur Gudmundsson is one of the founders of The Bakkavor Group, which was created in 1986 along with his brother. 2016 marks its 30th anniversary since its creation.

Today, the Group is the leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, employing over 18,000 people globally and producing over 5,000 products in 18 different categories.

In the UK, Bakkavor is the number one producer by value in 12 of the 16 categories of chilled food we supply to the market. Products include ready meals, pizzas, salads, desserts, soups and sauces.

Bakkavor’s customers include some of the UK’s best known grocery retailers including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda and the Co-op, who sell products to consumers under their respective retailer brands. The Group also has operations in the US, Asia and Continental Europe supplying fresh prepared food products to both retail and foodservice customers.

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1986
2006
Chief Executive Officer
1986
1986
Founder

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