Mr Rob Randall was appointed as General Manager Supply Chain in May 2018. Rob joined the Co-operative in November 2000 and worked in a number of Finance and Commercial roles up to July 2013 when he was appointed General Manager of Milk Supply.

In the role of General Manager Supply Chain Rob oversees the daily interaction between the Co-operative and it’s Supplier Shareholders, the commercial sale and purchase of milk and milk commodities for all business units and the overall balancing and management of milk from an overall perspective and at individual factory level. This is to achieve the maximum benefit to the Co-operative for every litre of milk supplied by our Member / Shareholders.

As well as the Milk Supply Team reporting to Rob, this role incorporates the Procurement Team. This logically links the procurement of milk from our Members with the procurement of all other raw materials (such as flavours, and packaging) which need to come together to produce our quality dairy products. Further, the quality of milk from farm as a fundamental raw material in our manufacturing processes will continue to be assured under Rob’s management