Ian Ramsay, the chairman and managing director of CPC Foods, is to
step down as the president of the Incorporated Society of British
Ramsay is less than half way through his intended two-year term.
Ramsay’s decision was prompted by his promotion within CPC Europe to the
position of senior vice-president, finance and human resources. His new
job is in Brussels, and Ramsay felt he could not give his all to
Earlier this month Ramsay gave a keynote speech to the ISBA policy
conference calling for advertiser solidarity and warning against the
’nannying’ of consumers.
ISBA’s director-general, John Hooper, will have to find a successor to
Ramsay, who succeeded Simon Bullimore of Mars last July. An appointment
may be made at the ISBA AGM in July.
’Ian’s done an outstanding job for us, particularly in setting our new
agenda. We obviously need to find someone to lead from the front
post-election,’ Hooper said.