Scotland Food & Drink appoints UK Strategic Marketing Manager


Scotland Food & Drink is strengthening its position in the UK market with its first London-based appointment, Jamie Durkin as UK Strategic Marketing Manager.

Jamie joins from consumer goods sales agency Stack Solutions and brings more than 20 years’ experience in the food and drink industry.

Jamie will be responsible for extending Scotland Food & Drink’s reach with customers in London and the wider UK market identifying opportunities for growth across all food and drink sectors, including customer-led initiatives across retail and foodservice that enables food and drink businesses to expand their footprints in the London and national markets.

Amanda Brown, Programme Director at Scotland Food & Drink, said. “Jamie’s appointment marks a significant step in the rollout of our new UK market activation strategy, and will be the first time we have dedicated resource in London to increase the profile of Scottish food and drink products with new and existing customers. Jamie’s expertise and connections will allow us to identify and develop commercial opportunities for businesses of all sizes and across all sectors as we seek to grow sales in the English market.”

Jamie said, “I am incredibly honoured to be joining Scotland Food & Drink in what is an extremely exciting chapter in its evolution. As a Scot living in London, I have consistently been championing Scottish producers for many years, and to have the chance to work with some of the world’s finest products first-hand, is an exciting prospect. The team have been so welcoming and supportive and I am really looking forward to getting stuck in.”


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