National potato supplier Branston has added to its sales and marketing team by promoting its account director, Lucia Washbrook, into the role of sales and marketing director.

Washbrook, who has over 12 years’ experience in the food manufacturing industry, started at Branston as national account manager in 2014 and has worked her way up with a series of promotions to a new position on the senior team.

James Truscott, managing director at Branston, said: “We’re thrilled to be promoting Lucia for a third time, having seen her progress within the team over the last six years.

“Lucia has made an outstanding contribution to Branston during her time here and she has developed the skills and knowledge that perfectly suit her new role of sales and marketing director.”

Lucia added: “I’m really pleased to be taking on a new role at Branston, it’s a huge privilege. I’ve had the pleasure of working with the fantastic team over the past six years and I look forward to continuing to be a part of the company’s growth and development plans.”