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Newey welcomes Chris Hall


Newey, the UK’s leading supplier of horticultural products and services through its vertically integrated platform, have appointed Chris Hall as Managing Director.

Previously Managing Director of Vitacress Salads Ltd and having held senior management roles in Unilever, Dairy Crest and Crown Packaging, Chris will take responsibility for the entire nursery division with a mandate to implement a business strategy which will deliver the company’s growth aspirations. Chris Hall said, ‘This is an exciting time to join Newey – the Directors have a compelling vision for the company. We are passionate about horticulture and our incumbent expertise combined with supply chain excellence, will allow us to play a key part in shaping the future of horticulture in the UK and beyond’.

Alex Newey, appointed as company Chairman, commented “Chris has unmatched energy and enthusiasm. This with his experience is highly complementary to the Newey Directors and the company mission and vision. We are in a dynamic phase of our strategy in which we continue to grow and invest in all areas of Horticulture”.