Musgrave Wholesale Partners appoint new Trading Director

Musgrave Wholesale Partners, Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to foodservice, retail and SME businesses, has appointed Ciara McClafferty as its Trading Director.

Previously appointed as Trading Director for Musgrave Northern Ireland in 2015, Ciara has now assumed the role of Trading Director for Musgrave Wholesale Partners and is responsible for the Musgrave MarketPlace, Daybreak and Day Today brands.

Ciara joined the Musgrave Group in 2008 as a Category Manager following previous roles with Superquinn and Lidl. Prior to this, she was Head of Buying at Budgens and Head of Fresh at Musgrave Retail Partners GB.

Ciara will be responsible for developing the Musgrave Wholesale Partners offer to deliver its brand promises of being First for Value, First for Choice and First for Service. She will also oversee all trading activities to deliver a better, more profitable offer for the customer and the business.

Speaking on the announcement Ciara McClafferty said: “I’m delighted to be appointed Trading Director of Musgrave Wholesale Partners. As Trading Director, I look forward to leading the development of our customer offering that is different and delivers on our brand promise for our range of brands.

“This is an organisation with a long-established history in Ireland, an excellent reputation internationally, and a skilled, talented and dedicated workforce. I’m excited about the prospects for Musgrave Wholesale Partners and look forward to working with the management team and our colleagues on implementing a challenging but rewarding strategy.”

Comment from Noel Keeley, Managing Director, Musgrave Wholesale Partners: “It is with great pleasure that I announce Ciara McClafferty has been appointed to Trading Director in Musgrave Wholesale Partners. Ciara has an outstanding track record of maximising the commercial opportunities for the business, developing and implementing our customer offering, and developing and managing our various food and drink category plans.”