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Warburtons exec to speak at American Bakers Association’s convention

By Douglas Yu contact

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Warburtons is one of the largest bakery companies in the UK. Pic: Eddie
Warburtons is one of the largest bakery companies in the UK. Pic: Eddie

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The American Bakers Association (ABA) has secured Jonathan Warburton, chairman of Warburtons, as a keynote speaker at its 2018 convention to be held in April.

Warburton will offer his perspective on workforce engagement, leading attendees in a conversation about the European and global bakery market, according to the ABA.

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Jonathan Warburton Pic: ABA

The ABA said Warburton has been chairman since 2001, during which time the business has experienced a 60% growth, reaching a turnover in excess of £550m ($783m), making it one of the largest bakery companies in the UK.

It also increased the number of distribution sites by over 40%.

“Jonathan will detail his highly effective leadership style and will offer his unique perspective on opportunities for where the industry can employ innovative thinking in the ever-changing marketplace,”​ said Robb MacKie, ABA’s president and CEO.

The ABA's convention will be held in Scottsdale, Arizonia, in April.

Related topics: Bread, Manufacturers, Markets

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