Burts Snacks

Burts Snacks Appoints Dave McNulty As Managing Director

Burts Snacks
David Nairn

Burts Snacks, one of the country’s leading independent snacking companies, has announced that its Chairman and Managing Director, David Nairn is stepping down after 14 years leading the business. He will be succeeded by Dave McNulty, the former Managing Director of SHS’s Drinks Division and Vice President of Coca-Cola Enterprises.

Nairn has played an instrumental role in the UK premium snacking industry, helping the Devon-based Burts Snacks expand into new sectors and grow from £1m sales per annum to more than £60m. He will continue to provide support on the direction and strategy of the business as a Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary.

McNulty joins Burts Snacks following four years as Managing Director of SHS’s Drinks Division. He has also held roles as Vice President of Coca-Cola Enterprises and Director ICC Europe at Kraft Foods.

‘David’s experience and knowledge will continue to be invaluable for our leadership and continued growth’, Jitu Patel, Burts Snacks Chairman said. ‘His enthusiasm and tireless commitment to growth and strategic direction will ensure that Burts Snacks is well-positioned to continue on its growth trajectory.’

Burts Snacks
Dave McNulty

David Nairn said: ‘After 14 years I am looking forward to seeing the business through a different lens. My career has been redefined by this industry after 32 years in banking. The role played in supporting our people and customers every day and my passion to continue to support the Burts family story will never change. I am proud of the extraordinary team and the incredible products we have developed, and I am excited for what the future holds under Dave’s stewardship.’

Dave McNulty told us: ‘I’m excited about this new opportunity and the prospect of working with such a dedicated and ambitious team. David’s leadership, commitment and passion for the business has created a long-lasting legacy and I’m very much looking forward to building on his achievements, taking the brand and its product offering into the next chapter.’


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