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UCC Coffee Uk & Ireland announces head of supply chain and sustainability

As part of its continued commitment to sustainability and business growth, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has brought Liz Higgins into its senior team as Head of Supply Chain and Sustainability.

In the newly created role Liz will lead the strategic sourcing and supply chain activities for the coffee business, with the goal to improve the focus, processes and performance of this integral element of UCC Coffee’s Total Coffee Solution. Her remit includes raising sustainability higher up the business agenda to create a positive impact on the business, the supply chain and customers.

Liz, who joined the Total Coffee Solution business this summer, brings a wealth of supply chain and procurement experience to the team. Liz has previously held national, European and global roles at McDonald’s and Bidvest.

Elaine Higginson, managing director, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland, said: “Liz brings experience, great leadership skills and a proven track record of delivering results. Her collaborative approach to working makes her a perfect fit to the culture we have at UCC Coffee.

“It’s an exciting time for UCC Coffee and this appointment demonstrates our commitment to continue to invest in great people with expertise to set us apart from the competition and add value to our proposition.”