Cherkizovo Group Appoints Syed Bukhari as Food Safety Director

May 18, 2017

Moscow, Russia – 16 May, 2017  Cherkizovo Group (LSE: CHE; MOEX: GCHE) (hereinafter “Cherkizovo”, “the Group” or), the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia,today announces the appointment of Syed Bukhari as food safety director.

Doctor Syed Bukhari joins Cherkizovo Group with vast experience in the food safety sector, quality assurance and process control. During his career, he has held several senior-level positions in major international corporations. From 2013, Syed was vice president for poultry production at Arasco Food (Saudi Arabia) having worked his way up from director of quality, a position he held between 2011 and 2013.

At Cherkizovo, Syed will be responsible for overseeing and managing food safety at all of the Group’s production facilities, including RTE, RTC, cold chain supply and sales Q&A support. He will ensure all of the Group’s facilities meet government requirements and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. In addition, Syed will work to enhance the operational efficiency of the Food Safety Team by developing all S&OP and implementing HACCP and GMP.

Syed will report directly to John Ross, chief operating officer of the Group.