Tim Bennett, Chair of the Food Standards Agency, welcomes new Deputy Chair

Heather Hancock has been appointed as Deputy Chair of the Food Standards Agency with immediate effect and is expected to take up the post of Chair from 1 April 2016.

Tim Bennett said: ‘I am delighted to welcome Heather to our Board. She joins us at an exciting time as we deliver our new strategy, “Food we can trust”, that puts consumers first in everything we do. I would particularly like to thank Henrietta Campbell for her work as Deputy Chair over the last two years.’

Heather Hancock said: ‘This is an exciting time to be joining the Food Standards Agency and to be championing the interests of consumers. I am delighted to be appointed to the FSA Board, and am looking forward to working closely with Tim Bennett and the many individuals and organisations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who are committed to delivering consumers safe, authentic and honest food.’
– See more at: http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2015/14445/fsa-board#sthash.wWguZCtb.dpuf

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