Signal of intent says Minister
The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture has appointed a new man to help grow the Island's food and drink industry by £50m over the next decade.
Andrew Lees will take up the position of Food Business Development Manager later this month.
He has experience in retail, having a 27 year association with Tesco - six of those as manager of the firm's Douglas store.
DEFA Minister Richard Ronan says the appointment is a signal of intent: