New Appointment for CJ Services

In-store marketing specialists CJ Services has appointed David Matwij as its new Operations Director to lead the delivery of its growing portfolio of retail implementation projects for leading UK retailers and brands.
Having worked for the natural and organic food group Hain Celestial, who’s head office is based in Melville, New York, Matwij was most recently Managing Director of the UK based division, Hain Celestial UK Ltd – home to FMCG brands including the Daily Bread Sandwich Brand and the Linda McCartney range of vegetarian foods.

Hain Celestial UK Ltd, now known as Hain Daniels, is part of US giant Hain Celestial Group, which recently acquired the Hartley’s, Sun-Pat and Gale’s Robertson’s brands in a deal with Premier Foods.

During his time with Hain Frozen Foods UK, Matwij was responsible for significantly boosting operational efficiency at the company’s Fakenham site, reducing stock levels and increasing customer service levels. Initially engaged as Operations Director, Matwij was promoted to position of Managing Director in March 2010. Prior to joining Hain Celestial Group, Matwij was UK Operations Director for Del Monte fresh produce.

Chris Langford, Managing Director of CJ Services, said: “We’re delighted to welcome David to our team. He brings a wealth of operational leadership to the business, and we are proud to be able to attract such an experienced professional to it. Given our growth plans, his undoubted knowledge of growing high performance teams and shaping strategy development will be used to the full.” 

Speaking about his new role, Matwij said: “I’m very excited to be taking on this role and embarking on the new challenges it will bring. Chris’s vision and ambition for the future of the business is clear and I look forward to helping drive action and taking the company to the next level.”

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