National potato supplier, Branston, has announced that former divisional managing director of Samworth Brothers, Peter Quinn, will be joining the main board as non-executive director.

Peter has more than 18 years of high-level management experience in PLC and private businesses as well as extensive expertise as business consultant and scientific advisor in biotechnology, health and nutrition.

“I’m really pleased to be joining the Branston board, it’s a huge privilege. I look forward to sharing my experience with the team and being a part of its growth and development,” said Peter.

Branston is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of potatoes – for leading UK retailers and wholesalers – as well as providing seed for potato growers.