Patties Foods – a leading Australian-owned frozen food company and well known supplier of convenience store favourites such as the iconic Four’N Twenty meat pies, pasties and sausage rolls – has appointed two new senior team members.
Bethaney George, has been appointed General Manager, In-Home; and Stuart Smyth, General Manager, Marketing & Innovation. Both Bethaney and Stuart will report directly to the MD & CEO, Steven Chaur.
Bethaney has extensive FMCG sales experience for companies such as Sanofi, Wrigley, Independent Distillers, Unilever and Campbell’s.
Stuart joins Patties Foods from Lavazza, where he was National Marketing Manager, responsible for all marketing activity across both the retail and foodservice channels for the market-leading coffee brand.
Stuart’s marketing career includes senior brand and category management positions with Schweppes Australia and 7-Eleven. Stuart will manage Patties Foods’ brand strategy development, advertising and innovation programs for all key brands. He will also personally manage the marketing and activation activities for the iconic Four’N Twenty brand.