New appointments at SARIA UK


Jonathan Wells – New Position

Jonathan Wells will transfer from Nottingham to Doncaster following his successful appointment to the role of Production Manager with our Doncaster-based joint venture business, SPF (Diana Pet Foods UK), effective from 2nd September 2019.

Jonathan has been a valuable member of the Management Team for many years and has made significant contributions to the Company’s operations during his 31 years of employment to date, most notably with SARVAL Ltd at Doncaster, and more recently at SARVAL Nottingham.

Jonathan will take line management responsibility for all SPF (UK) personnel, ensuring optimum performance in areas of production, quality and compliance.

Daniel Smith – Promotion

Further to a restructuring of our ERP Team, we are pleased to announce that Daniel Smith has been promoted to the role of ERP Team Leader, with immediate effect. 

Daniel will co-ordinate the ERP Project and will oversee both development and support aspects, becoming the main point of contact for all ERP matters moving forward. 

Over his 5 years with the Company to date, Daniel has gained invaluable experience of several functions and businesses within the Group.  His existing knowledge will undoubtedly prove advantageous as he co-ordinates the remaining implementation and future development of ERP within the Group. 

Daniel will also assume line management responsibilities for the ERP Team and has recently welcomed Paul Young, ERP Support Analyst, who joined us on 17th June 2019.

Brian Mountain – New Starter

Brian Mountain will be joining the Company as the new Transport Manager, on 17th June 2019. 

Brian will oversee the Transport function for both Doncaster and Nottingham, including Office, Administration, Garage and the Weighbridge and will assume line management of these relevant personnel. 

Brian has considerable experience in the Transport sector and has worked for a variety of Companies within the industry and has previous experience of working with the Company at several of our sites over the last 4 years, which we are sure will be advantageous to him in his new remit.

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