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Key industry appointments for hygiene expert

Published 15th January, 2021 by Neil Nixon

Key industry appointments for hygiene expert

Christeyns Food Hygiene, manufacturer of professional hygiene products, is celebrating the appointment of two of its senior staff members, as they take on key roles in renowned industry associations.

Following the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology’s (SOFHT) AGM and the end of the current chair’s term, Peter Littleton, technical director at Christeyns Food Hygiene UK, has been appointed as the new chair, a post he will hold for the next two years. SOFHT is a voluntary organisation that was set up in 1979 by a group of professionals to represent the interests and views of those involved in food hygiene across all disciplines. Littleton will also continue in his role as training services director. He said: “I am honoured to take over the position of chair of a society with which I have been involved for many years - especially at this time of challenge within our industry. It is crucial that everyone stays connected and up to date with technological and operational developments with respect to the safe production of food and beverages and SOFHT has a huge role to play.”

Also taking on a new chair role is CFH national sales manager, Chris Bayliss. The Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers’ Association (BFBi), has appointed him as national chairman for a two-year term. Originally known as the Allied Brewery Traders Association, the BFBi was founded in 1907 and has over the years achieved many goals for its members in representing the food brewing and beverage industry at Governmental level.

“The BFBi brings together representatives from across the industry offering an essential network that provides information and support,” said Bayliss. “It is a privilege to take up this role and play a bigger part in the behind-the-scenes work that provides huge benefits to all companies in the supply chain. This work is even more important under the difficult circumstances we currently face.”

Photo shows: Peter Littleton, technical director, (left) and Chris Bayliss, national sales manager.

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