Sutton is a leading food industry professional with high-level procurement, technical and commercial knowledge, gained over decades in the retail sector. He is an advocate and coach of continuous improvement and has a drive for lean efficiency across all pillars of the industry. A proven team leader, he is committed to people development, product innovation, sustainability and strategic sourcing.
“At a time when the world’s attention is focused on the preservation of health, safety and the environment, John is a welcome addition to our Westfalia Fruit family,” said Group CEO Alk Brand. “He’s also a staunch supporter of the values that have been upheld by the Group since it was founded over seven decades ago.” It’s this heritage, together with a clear vision for the future, that will help drive the Group toward continuous improvement of food and people safety as well as sustainability for all its global business units.