Leading Kerfoot today is a team of oil, food manufacturing, personal care industry and business experts who truly care about the business.

Meet the team

Sarah Bradley

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Newell

Finance Director

Rachel Atkins

Supply Chain Director

Luc Emprin

Speciality Oils Commercial Director

Simon Corner

Refined Oils Commercial Director

Sarah Stokes

HR Director

Sarah Bradley

Chief Executive Officer

With a 20-year career in the food sector including FMCG multi-site UK and global branded businesses, Sarah joined Kerfoot in 2017 to lead the integration of Kerfoot into the Avril Group and accelerate the business growth agenda. She is an accomplished business leader who is passionate about creating a performance driven values led culture.

Kim Newell

Finance Director

Kim is an accomplished management accountant and finance leader with proven experience in financial control, business improvement and project management gained in an international business environment. Joining Kerfoot in 2018, Kim plays a key role in the financial development of the company and works with the Avril Group to ensure strategic alignment.

Rachel Atkins

Supply Chain Director

Joining Kerfoot in 2018, Rachel brings extensive supply chain strategy expertise from her background within UK FMCG. With global logistics responsibilities and leadership of the supply chain organisation from procurement and planning through to operations, technical and logistics Rachel is focused on ensuring a smooth flowing supply chain.

Luc Emprin

Commercial Director, Speciality Oils

Luc joined the company in 2018 to lead the commercial development of the Kerfoot speciality oils business. An experienced sales development leader, Luc has extensive expertise in Life Sciences and Industrial markets delivering international sales through his EMEA network and global account management knowledge.

Simon Corner

Commercial Director, Refined Oils

Simon has wealth of experience across the refined oils category having worked across all aspects of the Kerfoot business over the last decade. Following the acquisition this is included secondment in France to facilitate the business integration and commercial growth projects. Simon is responsible for setting the UK commercial strategy and has a leadership role on the Avril refined oils team.

Sarah Stokes

HR Director

Sarah progressed from Kerfoot HR Manager to HR Director in 2017 having previously worked in large scale retail. A consummate Human Resources professional, Sarah takes enormous pride in the cultural development of the Kerfoot business leading its vision and values commitments on a daily basis.