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Tesco executive terminated over bookkeeping emergency takes job with ‘chicken lord’

Kevin Grace, the previous Tesco business chief who sued the retailer for improper excusal, is to direct assembling for brands, for example, Bernard Matthews, Sky News comprehends.

Sky News has discovered that Kevin Grace, who was Tesco’s business chief until his excusal, has joined Boparan Private Office as overseeing head of assembling activities across brands like Bernard Matthews, the unmistakable turkey maker.

City sources said he joined the organization, which is constrained by Mr Boparan, over the most recent couple of days.

His appearance comes as industry leaders fight the impacts of taking off expansion, with various admonitions lately about the effect on costs for purchasers.

Mr Grace was among a gathering of Tesco leaders who lost their positions when the organization detailed a colossal dark opening in its funds, igniting a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) request.

In spite of the fact that Tesco paid £129m to settle with the SFO in 2017, two of the grocery store’s previous managers who were charged by the office were cleared the next year.

Mr Grace was not among the chiefs sought after by the SFO.

In 2017, he sued the retailer for unjust excusal, guaranteeing he was owed a detailed £600,000.

Tesco is among the clients provided by Boparan-possessed brands like Bernard Matthews and Banham Poultry.

A representative for 2 Sisters Food Group, which envelops the main part of Mr Boparan’s financial matters, declined to remark.


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