New non-executive director
Former Superdry CFO added to Barr board
AG Barr, which produces drink brands including Irn-Bru, Rubicon, Strathmore and Funkin, has appointed high street executive Nicholas (Nick) Wharton as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 November.
Mr Wharton was most recently chief financial officer of Superdry until retiring in July and is currently a non-executive director of Mothercare.
He has held a range of senior roles across FMCG and retail including Dunelm, Halfords, Boots and Cadbury Schweppes.
Commenting on the appointment John Nicolson, chairman of AG Barr said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Nick to our board. Nick’s breadth of experience, gained across a range of diverse yet complementary sectors, will provide valuable skills and insight to support the continued development of our Board capabilities.”