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5 July 2011|Appointments,News

Grant Thornton appoints new Head of Food and Beverage


Grant Thornton UK LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Trefor Griffith as the new Head of the firm’s Food and Beverage division.
A corporate finance specialist, Trefor has extensive experience across the F&B sector, particularly within mergers and acquisitions, company sales, MBOs and refinancings.

In his new role, Trefor will head up a nationwide team including around 20 partners and directors with specialist experience in the industry.
Trefor’s appointment as Head of Food and Beverage is made in response to the increasing demand the sector has seen for M&A, restructuring, profit improvement and other professional advice as a result of increasing cost and consumer pressures. He drive the firm’s one-stop approach, pulling together all national and international cross-firm knowledge and experience.

Voted ’Young Dealmaker of the year for Wales’ in 2007, Trefor has worked for Grant Thornton since 1998, heading up the Cardiff and Bristol Corporate Finance Advisory team before joining the firm’s London team in 2009.

Speaking on Trefor’s appointment, Grant Thornton’s Head of Markets and Industries, David Maxwell, said: "Grant Thornton has a well-established multi-disciplinary F&B team which is respected in the industry. Trefor’s appointment is part of our growth agenda and the development of a leadership position in our chosen markets of which F&B is one.

Trefor Griffith said: "I am delighted to have been asked to head up our Food and Beverage sector. This is a key sector for Grant Thornton in the UK and internationally. As always there are a number of issues for businesses in the food and beverage sector to deal with and we can provide a number of value added services focussed on the needs of the sector. We are working with a number of excellent clients already and I look forward to working with my colleagues to strengthening our relationships with them and building the client base ."


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