Meat Enterprise Girls (MBW), the neighborhood for ladies working within the meat trade, has introduced the appointment of Roxy Walker as its consumer relationship director.

Walker began in her new function final week (Monday, March 20) and is UK-based, however can have oversight throughout the entire organisation’s companions globally.

Meat Enterprise Girls stated Walker joins the corporate with a “ardour for creating sustainable change for ladies within the meat sector”.

The corporate stated she comes from a diverse background in meals retail, packaging, sustainability, variety, fairness and inclusion, which is able to carry “in depth information” of the meat sector provide chain to Meat Enterprise Girls.

In her new function, Walker will likely be working to grasp the person wants of all companions and the way MBW can contribute in the direction of their very own variety, fairness, and inclusion methods.

This will likely be performed with the intention of serving to the corporate to “entice and retain feminine expertise in an trade that traditionally has been ignored by newcomers and graduates”, the corporate stated.

Talking on Walker’s appointment, Meat Enterprise Girls chair Laura Ryan stated: “As Meat Enterprise Girls continues to develop and strengthen {our relationships} with companions, we’re thrilled to welcome Roxy to the Meat Enterprise Girls group as our Consumer Relationship Director,” she stated.

“Along with her expertise in constructing profitable partnerships, we’re assured that Roxy will excel in partaking with our valued sponsors.” 

Talking on her appointment, Walker stated: “I’m excited to be working with an organisation that’s working so laborious to help and create gender steadiness and alternatives within the meat sector.

“What Laura and the group have achieved up to now is superb and provoking and I’m wanting ahead to becoming a member of the group and being a part of the change in the direction of a extra balanced and various sector sooner or later.”