Activist investor Oasis takes a seat on Premier Foods board


“I look forward to working with chief executive officer Gavin Darby, and his colleagues to achieve the full potential and value from the company’s outstanding brand portfolio,” he added. 

Mr Beever, who is due to retire this year, said that Premier Foods “looked forward to working with him to drive the company’s long-term value and enhance value for all shareholders”.

“Daniel’s perspective and experience will be a valuable addition to the team as we continue our effort to maximise the potential of our category-leading brands, strong customer partnerships and supply chain expertise,” said Mr Beever.

 Premier Foods shares were up by 0.79p, or 2pc, to 40.29p in mid-morning trading.