Coffee machine suppler UCC Coffee UK and Ireland has appointed Liz Higgins into the newly-created role of head of supply chain and sustainability.
Higgins will lead the strategic sourcing and supply chain activities for the company, with the goal to improve the focus, processes and performance of this integral element of the supplier’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.
Higgins brings a wealth of supply chain and procurement experience to the UCC team. She has previously held national, European and global roles at McDonald’s and Bidvest.
Elaine Higginson, MD, UCC Coffee UK and 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.”