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John Dunsmore

John Dunsmore was appointed as Non-Exec Deputy Chairman of Genius Foods in March 2013.

John joins Genius from the C&C Group, where he was CEO from 2008-2011. After studying English at Manchester University, John joined Scottish & Newcastle PLC as a graduate trainee.

He then worked for over a decade in the City as an analyst for a number of firms (including Natwest Securities, where he was Head of UK Equities) before returning to work for Scottish & Newcastle in 1996. John was appointed CEO of the company in 2007 until its sale in 2008, at which point he joined the CBC Group as CEO. John was responsible for turning the company around and setting it on a growth platform. John was appointed as Non-Executive Director of Genius Foods in June 2012 and subsequently Non-Exec Deputy Chairman in March 2013.