Greene King has appointed Greggs director Sandra Turner to its board.

Turner will join as a non-executive director with effect from 1 May and will also become a member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committees.

Turner has experience in the consumer goods and retail sectors, including for Wilkinson Sword, Unilever and Tesco, where she was commercial director of Tesco Ireland.

She is also a non-executive director, senior independent director and chair of the remuneration committee of Greggs, non-executive director and chair of the remuneration committee of Carpetright plc and non-executive director and chair of the remuneration committee of McBride plc, as well as a non-executive director of Huhtamäki Oyj.

Greene King chairman Philip Yea said: “I am delighted that Sandra has agreed to join our board. She brings a strong mix of experience from both executive and non-executive roles in diverse consumer-oriented companies and we look forward to her contribution.”