St Austell has announced changes to its board, with Jonathan Neame stepping down after 16 years as a non-executive director.

The brewery announced the appointment of Jill Caseberry, formerly of Mars, PepsiCo and Premier Foods, as a non-executive director

Chairman Will Michelmore said: “I am delighted to welcome Jill to St Austell Brewery’s Board. Her wide-ranging experience in sales, marketing, strategic analysis, corporate governance and digital technology as well as leadership and remuneration best practice will stand us in good stead as we consolidate our position as the South West’s most successful beer and pub company delivering wonderful and distinctive experiences through great products and services, conscious innovation, measurement and the scaling of what works.”

He added: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Jonathan for his wise counsel, industry expertise and friendship which have made a significant contribution to the board over the years. Jonathan has also been instrumental in helping to oversee the development of our comprehensive corporate governance structure.”