Mammy Jamia’s founder Andrew Cairns has been appointed to the board of GS1 UK, the not-for-profit global supply chain standards organisation.
He joins the appointment of four other members and new president House of Lords shadow spokesman on health Lord Hunt.
GS1 UK develops and implements global supply chain standards to make it faster, cheaper and safer for its members to serve their customers, regardless of where they are in the world.
The organisation was founded over 30 years ago and is one of 110 GS1 membership organisations that operate in over 150 countries worldwide.
Andrew says: “I’m delighted to become a board member of GS1 UK and to have an opportunity to share my experiences in the food industry with others.
“Meeting the information needs of all our customers so that they can efficiently make our products available to consumers is vital to the way we do business in the UK. By adhering to the GS1 global standards and adopting a strong and successful data quality programme, we can be confident that the data we supply is of the highest standard.”
Andrew joins other new members including Keith McLeod from Brakes, Mark Jones from Nestle, Richard Sadler from Unilever and Kathleen Farndon from NHS England.