Management Team

MRS. S HUNT - Chairman

As the wife of the late Michael Hunt, founder of Hunt's Foodservice, Mrs. Hunt remains actively involved in the business on an ongoing basis chairing monthly board meetings and ensuring that her husband's legacy is well looked after. Mrs. Hunt has worked for the family business all of her working life, leaving school in the 1930’s she made ice-cream for the dairy and evolved with the company expansion to company chairman.

MR. RICHARD HUNT - Managing Director

Richard has been on the board of directors for over 12 years and appointed as Managing Director in 2005. Richard has been running the family farm and local businesses for over 30 years but as a family member he has total focus on ensuring that Hunt’s deliver the reliable and satisfactory service it has done for over 60 years.

MR. STEVE LOVERING - Finance Director

Steve joined the company in 2007 as company accountant and with the growth of the business was promoted to Director of Finance in 2015. Steve is CIMA qualified and provides nearly 30 years of experience within the public and private sectors. Prior to his enrolment with Hunt’s, Steve worked as Directorate accountant with the NHS.

MR. MICHAEL DOUCH - Engineering Director

Michael joined Hunt’s in 1986 as an Engineer and was appointed Director in 2003. He is a member of the family and can remember the days when his uncle expanded the dairy business to frozen food storage and distribution. Michael continues to oversee the engineering side of the business and is also responsible for hotels owned by the Hunt’s group.

MR. THOMAS HUNT - Operations Director

Thomas Hunt is the next generation of the Hunt family to operate within the business, he joined the board of directors in 2014 following working as Operations Manager. Thomas graduated in 2013 with a First Class Honours Degree in Agricultural Business Management from Reading University. This, alongside his experience of previously working within the company’s stores, butchery, telesales and logistics departments has given Thomas the skills and expertise to change processes leading to increasing operational efficiency.

MR. TREVOR CROSSFIELD - Sales Director

Trevor joined Hunt’s in 2006 and brings with him decades of senior management experience within the foodservice industry and in particular ice cream. Trevor conducts the team of record breaking sales managers at Hunt’s and build great relationships with customers.

MR. JASON McGHEE - Purchasing Director

From a sales background Jason joined the Hunt’s sales team in 2003. Jason moved across to become Purchasing Manager in October 2007 before being appointed Purchasing Director in 2014. Jason works closely with both local and national suppliers to source the best quality products at the most competitive prices.