CPC chief Ian Ramsay handed European role

Ian Ramsay, general manager of food giant CPC in the UK, and president of the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers (ISBA), is moving to Brussels to take up a European-wide role for the food group.

CPC operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Knorr accounts for more than 50 per cent of business across these countries, although in the UK the Marmite and Bovril brands are bigger.

Ramsay’s new title will be senior vice-president finance and human resources CPC Europe. The role will include responsibility for acquisitions and business development. It is thought he is being groomed for the top job in CPC Europe.

He says no decision has yet been about whether he will continue at ISBA.

Ramsay’s position in the UK will be taken by Richard Oppenheim. He has held management level jobs for the company in the UK, where he was marketing manager, and Hungary and Israel, where he was general manager.

Recommended

IMAGE CONVERSION

Marketing Week

Dogged by its ‘ladies’ unflattering image Avon has spent 20 months on a product and distribution makeover. If the company can get its appearance right then it is well primed to take advantage of the convenience of mail order.

Turtle Wax shines the facts

Marketing Week

I write to correct some inaccuracies in “Turtle Wax marketing head in sudden exit” (MW March 14). Steve Chandler wasn’t head of marketing for Turtle Wax. Turtle Wax is a privately-owned US company and I am UK marketing manager. Color Magic is a car polish, not a lubricant. Turtle Wax manufactures Color Magic in its […]

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Discover even more as a subscriber

    This article is available for subscribers only.

    Sign up now for your access-all-areas pass.

    If you're an existing paid print subscriber find out how to get access here.

    Subscribers enjoy unlimited access to unrivalled coverage of the biggest issues in marketing, alongside practical advice from the digital experts at Econsultancy.

    With a subscription to Marketing Week Premium you will get full access to:

    > World-renowned columnists

    > Analysis & case studies

    > Exclusive leading-edge insight

    > Carefully curated reports & briefings from Econsultancy

    > Plus, much more including a £300 discount for the Festival of Marketing

    Subscribe now

    Got a question?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3703 or email customerservices@marketingweek.com

    If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here

    Subscribers enjoy unlimited access to unrivalled coverage of the biggest issues in marketing, alongside practical advice from the digital experts at Econsultancy.

    With a subscription to Marketing Week Premium you will get full access to:

    > World-renowned columnists

    > Analysis & case studies

    > Exclusive leading-edge insight

    > Carefully curated reports & briefings from Econsultancy

    > Plus, much more including a £300 discount for the Festival of Marketing

    Subscribe now