Carte Blanche Group has welcomed Chris Rainbow to the team as head of independent sales.
Rainbow (pictured) spent 19 years at The Wrigley Company holding a number of senior positions, most recently regional sales manager. He will now champion the independent retail sector.
"I'm really excited to be joining Carte Blanche, a company which is renowned for its fantastic brands and products," said Rainbow. "Carte Blanche is nimble and agile enough to grow sales ahead of our competitors and the independent retail channel will be a key driver in this growth.
"The independent sales team at Carte Blanche are a tremendous asset with the tenacity to deliver the very best experience for both our customers and consumers.
"I'm looking forward to getting out into stores with the team across the country, listening to retailers and hearing first-hand how they believe we can deliver the best service, processes and new opportunities that are envied across the industry."