BAKO North Western appoints new managing director

BAKO North Western, the Preston-headquartered bakery products distributor, has appointed Ian York as managing director.

Ian is a highly qualified director with more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and operations in the food industry. His CV includes board-level roles at Premier Foods, Poundstretcher and The Tofoo Company.

He said: “This is a very exciting time to be joining BAKO North Western. With one of the most advanced multi-food product warehousing and distribution systems in the country, its ongoing commitment to innovation, investment, development and expansion makes it a perfect place to channel my own deeply held passions for customer growth and profit through market leading solutions.”

BAKO North Western Group distributes bakery products to customers across the UK from three national depots. With a fleet of more than 70 vehicles, the company provides independent bakers and caterers with a wide range of ingredients and finished products from quality suppliers, as well as its own BAKO Select branded range.

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