Food manufacturer Bakkavör names GC

Bakkavör Group, the international prepared foods ­manufacturer, has appointed John Stansbury as general counsel and company secretary.

He will be responsible for all legal and company secretarial affairs for the company’s operations in the UK, Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. Stansbury, who began his career as a Chicago-based litigator, joins the company after a two-year break. He was previously group legal director of flour miller RHM, which was bought out by Premier Foods in 2007.