IAIN Roebuck has been appointed chief operating officer of OMSCo, the Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative.

He has 19 years’ dairy industry experience, including both commercial and supply chain positions at Danone Early Life Nutrition.

His broad experience across UK and global markets, including China, will enable him to support OMSCo’s development of both domestic and international product and ingredient markets.

Richard Hampton, OMSCo’s managing director, said: “Our aspiration is for more than 30 per cent of OMSCo’s revenue to come from export markets and cooperation and collaboration are key to ensuring the future of our business.

“Iain’s wide-ranging experience in ensuring a smooth collaborative supply chain and his knowledge of building successful product portfolios will be a significant contributor to the continued success of our cooperative.”