Experienced director returns to BAKO NW

Preston-based BAKO North Western Group has appointed David Armstrong as group commercial director.

David brings extensive experience in the retail and wholesale sector to the role. His CV includes work with Marks and Spencer, Safeway, ASDA and Makro. For the past seven years David has worked at SPAR UK as head of trading, where he was responsible for its own brand ranges.

His appointment marks a return to the bakery products distributor, where he previously worked between 2007 and 2009.

He said: "I’m very happy to be back at BAKO and I am really excited about the opportunities ahead. While these are undoubtedly challenging times for many, BAKO is really leading the way in developing innovative solutions and finding inventive new ways to support the industry as a whole.

"With one of the most advanced multi-food product warehousing and distribution systems in the country, BAKO is in a really good position to help spearhead the independent bakery sector’s recovery and I’m really looking forward to the road ahead.”

BAKO North Western Group’s full list of divisions includes BAKO North Western, BAKO Northern and Scotland, and BAKO South Eastern.

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