Newry company makes key business development appointments

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Newry-headquartered food-to-go leader Around Noon has made key appointments to support the expansion of its business in the UK and Ireland.

Guy Truman joins as Commercial Director in the UK at the innovative company while Collette Keenan takes up the role of Head of Business Development and Orla Morris is appointed Business Development Manager for Northern Ireland.

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Around Noon employs over 330 people and its clients include a range of blue-chip companies, including leading convenience retailers, contract caterers and coffee shop chains.



In addition to its Newry headquarters, it has a manufacturing facility in Slough.

Speaking to Newry Times, Gareth Chambers, CEO of Around Noon said, “We are delighted to welcome Guy, Collette and Orla to the business.

“They all come with very strong experience and track records in the food-to-go market and I have no doubt will add considerable value to Around Noon as we continue to grow our business across the UK and Ireland with existing and new customers,” he added.



Guy Truman has 25 years’ experience in the ‘food-to-go’ market. He joins the company’s Board of Directors and will drive the UK business. 

Guy will be based between Around Noon’s Newry headquarters and its facility at Slough in greater London.

Collette Keenan has been appointed Head of Business Development at Around Noon. Collette has a particular focus on business and customer strategy and will play a key role in developing relationships with clients.



Orla has more than eight years of experience in business development in Northern Ireland with a range of companies. This includes management-level experience. 

At Around Noon, Orla is responsible for annual business plans with key accounts and is the key interface between customers and all relevant divisions within the company. 

Orla’s role is to develop positive, progressive and long term relationships with key clients.



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