A KEY player in the weight-controlled nutrition category has brought in Robert Haytack to handle its national accounts and business development.

The appointment has been made by Bury-based Atkins UK, whose head office is in Manchester Road.

Robert, who has worked with big brand names such as Coca Cola, Cheestrings and Clover, joins Atkins UK from Foster Grant.

His day-to-day responsibilities as Atkins’ sales and business development manager will include managing existing customer accounts, such as Boots, Superdrug, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, as well as opening up new opportunities for business growth.