Akita joins Laila’s as New Assistant Technical Manager

Ankita Wadhawan has joined Laila’s Fine Foods as Assistant Technical Manager, a new position that has been created to support Senior Technical Manager James Francis and the rest of the Technical Team.

Previously employed as Site Quality Manager at Nolan Seafood in Aberdeen, Scotland, Ankita has a Degree in Food Technology and over three years post-graduate experience having previously worked for a well-known Middle Eastern frozen food company.  Ankita has gained varied experience ranging from a Research & Development environment with focus on Quality in a fast pace production setting and also has a working knowledge of ISO 22000:2005 with a thorough understanding of effective food safety management systems.

With HACCP and Food Hygiene qualifications,  she has been involved in internal/customer audits and also has experience of Microbiological testing and will be a welcome addition to the Technical team at Laila’s Fine Foods.

Technical Director, Zera Remtulla, comments, “We are happy that Ankita has chosen to join us at a time when we are strengthening the Technical department as we prepare for the move in to the new production facility.  We had a large number of applicants for this position and both James and I were impressed with Ankita’s knowledge and positive attitude towards food safety.”