Arla UK broke through the £2bn revenue barrier last year and employs 1,000 people at sites across Yorkshire, around 500 of whom are based at its head office, dairy and national distribution centre in Stourton, near Leeds.

Attenborough has led comms since 2013 having spent three years in a similar role at Premier Foods. For the majority of her career she has worked on either a consultant or interm in-house basis, during which time she has headed corporate comms for SABMiller, led comms at Siemens and been global PR manager for Hilton Hotels. Demonstrating her versatility, she’s also held permanent senior comms roles at Mondi, M&S and the Financial Times.