After 26 years in charge of international bakery group Lantmännen Unibake , CEO Bent Pultz Larsen retires. As of January 01, 2012, Jan Klarskov Henriksen (46) is appointed new CEO of Lantmännen Unibake. Klarskov Henriksen is currently CEO of Lantmännen Danpo.
Lantmännen reports a decline in its Unibake’s operating revenue for Q2 citing factors such as a drop in sales volumes for frozen bread operations in Germany, the UK and Denmark, coupled with negative currency effects.
International bakery group Lantmännen Unibake has completed the takeover of UK’s leading supplier of sweet and savoury pastries and specialty breads, Bakehouse by acquiring the remaining shares in the company.
Lantmännen Unibake, a global bread and baked foods supplier, has continued its global expansion by acquiring a fast-food bakery from Hungarian milling and baking group Elso Pesti. Financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to boost Lantmännen Unibake’s presence in Central Europe, were not disclosed.