Former United Biscuits boss takes reins at Tangerine

TANGERINE Confectionery, the sweet and popcorn maker based in Blackpool with a site in Liverpool too, has appointed a new chief executive.

The new man at the helm is a familiar face - Benoit Testard - who joined the private-equity backed business as a non-executive director in October.

He will take up his new role in early March, and in the interim, group chairman Steven Joseph will take the reins.

Mr Testard joined United Biscuits (UB) in 1999 as MD of its French business, and then took charge of i... For the full story register now for free or login below...