Julian Rutherford

Chief Operating Officer

James Finlay Limited

Julian Rutherford is the Group Chief Operating Officer of James Finlay Limited (“Finlays”).

Julian joined Finlays as Group Finance Director in January 2013. Since joining Finlays he has led the acquisitions of both Autocrat (2014) and Casa Fuentes (2014) and the disposal of the Horticulture businesses (2015). Prior to joining Finlays he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC before joining Associated British Foods plc where he worked for 16 years for a variety of food businesses and in several finance roles.