By FWi staff

GLYN HOWELLS takes over as director general of the Meat and Livestock Commission from 1 April.

He replaces Colin Maclean, who retires at the end of this month.

Richard Lowe becomes MLC marketing director, taking over from Mr Howells, at the same time.

Mr Lowe, a Cambridge graduate, has been working for Allied Domecq for the past 19 years as marketing buyer for the off-licence chain Victoria Wine.

Chris Lukehurst has taken on the job of pigmeat marketing manager after Andy Garveys move to become industry relations manager.