The Company

Established in 1895 in Holbeach Marsh and now led by the fourth-generation family, A H Worth is one of the leading companies in the UK fresh food industry, utilising its vertical integration to produce a variety of vegetables and salads for retail, wholesale and foodservice customers. The Group continues to grow its interests through significant investment in technology, product development and routes to market and are now looking for a Managing Director to lead the A.H. Worth business encompassing the newly acquired Emmett UK Ltd.

The Role

Reporting to Duncan Worth, the Managing Director will have full P&L responsibility for the business, shaping and implementing the strategy, operations, people and culture to deliver on the objectives for the business and Group. The role will develop a clear informed strategic perspective of the business and the markets in which it operates through key relationships; both internally and with customers, suppliers and wider industry stakeholders, to ensure A.H Worth is a well-balanced, sustainable business now and for the future.

The Candidate

The successful Managing Director will be a highly motivated and inspirational people focused leader, capable of building high performing teams at all levels and delivering results against an ambitious strategy. Candidates will have the experience to manage change, financial acumen and the commercial and operational skills to drive the business forward as an innovative, sector-leading, diversified enterprise.

For more information on this unique and exciting opportunity, please contact Darren Houghton on or 020 3795 7735. All applications and enquiries will be forwarded to Eden Search & Select who are exclusively retained by A.H Worth on this project.

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