Agust Gudmundsson
Chief Executive Officer

Agust founded Bakkavor Group with his brother Lydur in 1986 and has served on the Board of Directors since the Company's founding. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Bakkavor Group since 2006, having previously served as the company's Executive Chairman between 1986 and 2006. Agust was educated at the College of Armuli in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Peter Gates
Chief Financial Officer

Peter was appointed CFO of Bakkavor Group in November 2010. He has worked in a number of international companies, including Saatchi & Saatchi Co. plc and Avis Europe plc. Peter spent much of 2009 at Bakkavor as Interim Group Treasurer. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Peter has a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Southampton.

Ann Savage
Group Technical Director

Ann was appointed Group Technical Director in 2004. She is responsible for Food Safety, Health and Safety management, Manufacturing Excellence and Environmental management at Bakkavor. Ann has more than 30 years of experience in technical, research and development and manufacturing roles within the retail and food industry. She studied at the Open University and has a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from Nottingham University.

John Gorman
President - Bakkavor North America.

John took up his current position in January 2012, prior to which he worked as the Group's Business Director of Fresh Meal Solutions in the UK. John has over 30 years' experience in chilled food, 22 of which have been at Bakkavor and Geest. He has held senior roles in Operations, Technical and New Product Development and senior offices with a number of UK Food and Drink research organisations and associations. John studied Food Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Einar Gustafsson
Managing Director - Bakkavor Asia

Einar was appointed Managing Director for Bakkavor Asia in 2005 and has served within the Group for seven years. He began his career at Deloitte Consulting, after which he successfully turned around two businesses in the seafood industry. Einar has a BSc degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Mike Edwards
Sector Managing Director

Mike is Managing Director of the Meals Solutions sector in the UK. He joined Bakkavor in 2001 as a manufacturing manager and held various general and senior management roles within the Group before taking his current position. Prior to joining Bakkavor Mike worked in general management at Heinz. He has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Portsmouth Polytechnic.

Ivan Clingan
Sector Managing Director

Ivan is Managing Director of the Prepared Produce sector in the UK. Since joining Bakkavor in 1990 Ivan worked in various financial, general and senior management roles before taking his current position. Prior to Bakkavor he worked at Nestle. Ivan has a BA (Joint Hons) in Finance and Economics from the University of Stirling and is a Qualified Accountant (CIMA).

Steve Broadbent
Sector Managing Director

Steve is Managing Director of the Convenience Foods sector in the UK. He joined Bakkavor in 1997 as a general manager and held various roles in manufacturing, general and senior management before taking his current position. He entered the food industry in 1982 as a Graduate Trainee (Manufacturing) at Express Dairy UK Ltd (later a part of Northern Foods) and has a BSc (Hons) in Applied Biochemistry from Brunel University.