Anthony C.

Consumer Goods | Beef Processing

United Kingdom
Dutch, English

Transformation, restructuring, turnaround and growth. 1 CEO of the leading Foodservice company in the UK, £2 billion sales figure. 2 CEO $4 billion food business, 15.000 people, 42 sites, UK market l...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


CEO Aviko Group a.i.

1 year
Nov 2018 - Feb 2020
This assignment was originally for 6 months, and has been extended twice and has run for about 15 months until end of February 2020 Both short term results as change agenda are exceedin...see more

CEO UK a.i.

Brakes Group
1 year
Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
Brakes is the leading broadline provider of a comprehensive range of foodstuffs across all product and temperature categories. In 2015, Brakes supplied approximately 18,000 SKUs, includ...see more

CEO Snack and Cereal a.i.

5 months
Jan 2016 - Jun 2016
Restructuring and divestment of the business units while acting as Interim Director. Raisio's vision is to be a forerunner in ecological and healthy snacks with leading brands as well ...see more

Chairman of the Board

A K Stoddart
7 years
Current position
Oct 2015 - Present
Stoddart's is a leading Scottish beef processing company that plays an integral part in the journey of Scottish beef from farm to fork. Quality is assured because every step of the jour...see more

Strategic Advisor to the Acoura Board.

3 years
Dec 2014 - Aug 2017
Acoura is the UK's fastest growing provider of risk services for the food and drink supply chain. Operating in 28 countries across six continents, every year we conduct over 32,000 aud...see more

(Interim) CEO/Owner CEO, (Strategic) Board Advisor.

Hawking Capital
8 years
Current position
Jun 2014 - Present
Executive Board Level Interim CEO. Transformation/Restructuring/Growth. Various consulting services to Corporates, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Lenders of (Mezzanine) Debt. Advis...see more

Group CEO a.i.

4 months
Nov 2013 - Mar 2014
Super-Max is the world wide number 2 player in razor blades in volume. A global company with operations spread across 5 continents, Super-Max is one of the leading razor blade manufact...see more

(interim) CEO/Leader in times of growth, change and/or distress/Advise/Private Equity

Independent advisor and interim CEO
1 year
Aug 2012 - Dec 2013
Adviser and (strategy) consultant, working with Private Equity on a possible Management Buy In. Transformation/Turnaround/International/Strategy/Innovation/Consumer/Food//Integrated ...see more

Executive (and Advisor to the Chairman of the board)

Vion/Unilever/Sara Lee/Chiquita/Cendant
2 years
Mar 2012 - Dec 2013
Leading, Turnaround, Restructuring, Repositioning, Strategy, M+A, Coaching.

CEO Vion Foodgroup Ltd, Member of the Executive Board Vion NV

4 years
Jul 2008 - Aug 2012
Chief Executive Officer of the combined Vion UK operations and the acquired Grampian company. Combined turnover of $4billion, 15.000 staff. Leader transition towards innovation and adde...see more

COO/Member of the Executive Board Vion NV

6 years
Sep 2006 - Aug 2012
Vion is Europe's largest meat company, the 2nd largest food company in the Netherlands and within the top 15 on the global list of food and drink corporations.Turnover 9 billion Euro, 3...see more

CEO (Executive Board)

Farm Frites
4 years
Dec 2001 - Dec 2005
Farm Frites, a private enterprise, is the number 4 potato processor in the world. With clients like McDonalds, KFC, and most of the major European retail chains. Farm Frites has 8 produ...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Procurement
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Business Growth Strategies
  • Customer Management
  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Business Growth & Brand Development