Leadership and structural changes for Foodco

Posted by Andrea Hogan on 19th July 2017

Owner of Jamaica Blue and Muffin Break brands, Foodco, has announced a number of key leadership and structural changes across its business.

Effective immediately, Drew Eide, has been promoted from within the business to General Manager of Jamaica Blue.

Natalie Brennan has been promoted to General Manager of Muffin Break.

Food Co is also planning to consolidate all of its direct franchise support functions into defined brand business units.

Serge Infanti, Managing Director of Foodco, said under the new structure the business will be looking to improve efficiencies and the ability to deliver programs specifically designed for the unique requirements of each brand.

“We’ll be able to respond to the market quicker by streamlining and narrowing the decision making process,” he said.

In further developments for Jamaica Blue, Danika Heslop, Executive Chef, will head up a newly formed product and procurement function. Jeremy Regan, Head of Coffee, will lead new projects dedicated to driving coffee growth.

There are 350 Foodco cafes in Australia and 500 cafes internationally.