Phil is a highly experienced leader with an extensive background in food manufacturing. He has built and led businesses for Greencore and The Billington Group (TBG) most recently.
As COO of TBG he was part of the Group Operating Board with responsibility for Group Projects, SHE, Purchasing, ESG and Operations. Phil also stood in as MD of Billington Foodservice to manage the business through the Covid pandemic. He successfully led projects to restructure the Food division and its factory footprint.
Prior to this Phil was the MD of the Greencore M&S business at Northampton. He doubled the size of the business over 5 years including building 2 factories with leading technical construction partner TSL. These factories were on time and within budget and exceed their original efficiency objectives as well as pushing the boundaries of what is possible in modern food manufacturing.