UK confectionery brand Harison has named Alan Brennan as Global Sales and Marketing Director, effective immediately.

Brennan will be based out of Harison’s London office and joins CEO Shibu Thomas on the executive management team.

Brennan has 20 years’ experience in the confectionery industry

Brennan previously worked as Global Head of Sales at Nestlé International Travel Retail, a position he held for over four years. Before that he spent 16 years at the company working in various sales and marketing roles.

Harison CEO Shibu Thomas commented: “It’s with immense pleasure, that I welcome Alan to the management team at Harison. His appointment to this senior global role reflects the ambition of the company to take this exclusive duty free and travel retail brand Harison to the next strategic level on its accelerated growth. I look forward to working with Alan as we drive towards realising the growth ambitions of the Harison brand in this channel.”

Brennan said: “I am delighted to join the Harison senior management team during the next stage of accelerated growth of the Harsion brand in global duty free and travel retail. As a team, we plan to bring new insight and product innovation to the confectionery category, to stimulate incremental sales and category growth for our retail partners.”