Rick Bestwick CEO, Colin Taylor, Appointed to FSDF Board of Directors


FSDF member Rick Bestwick, Part of the Magnavale Group are proud to announce closer ties to the Food Storage and Distribution Federation as CEO, Colin Taylor has been appointed to their board of directors. The vote, which took place on Thursday 23rd May was unanimous in Colin’s favour and showed clear support for his viewpoint and commitment to the industry.


FSDF Chief Executive, Shane Brennan had this to say, “We are delighted to welcome Colin to the board. As well as leading one of the newest and most dynamic businesses in the temperature-controlled logistics industry, Colin brings a wealth of experience in both strategic leadership and the food industry. He has been an enthusiastic supporter of our work to renew our strategy in the past year and will play a key role in helping to implement it over the next three years.”


The FSDF offers a range of services that includes health and safety initiatives, education and training for the food sector and networking but most importantly it links members together and gives them a strong and unified voice. Something that has been, and continues to be, sorely needed in recent times.


Colin Taylor commented, “Now more than ever the food industry needs to be heard at the highest levels; health and safety, and food standards need to be maintained if the UK is to retain the reputation for high quality that it has come to enjoy around the world. The future, in the face of changing government leadership and Brexit is uncertain, but therein lies opportunity for an industry that is prepared for it. The FSDF have been working hard to see that we are heard and that our views are represented, and that’s a very worthwhile endeavor to be a part of.”