Charles Wilson, the former chief executive of food wholesaler Booker, has acquired a significant minority shareholding in Menzies Distribution and joined the board as a non-executive director. Wilson’s investment represents approximately 10% of the company’s share capital. He said: “I am delighted to be joining Menzies Distribution as an investor and non-executive director. “The company has a strong management team, great colleagues and serves important customers.” Menzies said the development accelerated the momentum already seen at the company over recent […]
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