Retail people covers new hires, industry moves and features focussing on retail industry leaders & innovators
Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bars has started the search for a new CEO to lead the brand on its next stage of development. After almost four years at the helm, Crussh CEO, Shane Kavanagh, is leaving to
Bis Henderson Consulting, the specialist supply chain and logistics consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has appointed senior retail and e-commerce strategist Louisa Hosegood FCMA as digital and strategy director.
Macfarlane Packaging, the UK’s largest protective packaging distributor, announces the further strengthening of its leadership team with the appointment of Roger Lawty as group regional director for the North of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Kantar, the world’s leading marketing insights and consulting company, today announced two strategically important hires in the UK. These additions to the senior leadership team in the UK will be instrumental in driving Kantar’s ambitious growth agenda. Chris Morley is
Stephen Maher, CEO of MBA, has been named as the new chair of the DMA Board, with VerveIQ founder & MD Pipa Unsworth named as deputy chair. The pair are also joined by two newly elected additions to the DMA
Klipspringer is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Carpenter to the role of managing director.
Household goods retailer PerfectHome has appointed former Co-op executive Rod Bulmer as non-executive director as it completes its transformation from a bricks and mortar to an e-commerce business.
Packaging compliance expert Valpak has welcomed two major additions to its executive team.
Alexei Cowan has been appointed to the newly created post of head of design at Wilko. Cowan will establish a dedicated product design capability within wilko retail focusing on trend interpretation and the development of desirable products specifically for wilko
Fine food distributor RH Amar has appointed Justin Burbage to the role of sales director.
Wilko is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Martin as non-executive director.
David McKnight is named managing director of the Co-operative Federal Retail and Trading Services Ltd (FRTS), which is the buying group for independent Co-ops to provide greater scale to the co-operative movement. It is jointly owned by the Co-op Group
Double Dutch, UK award-winning premium tonic and mixer brand, has appointed Angela Farrugia as a non-executive director.
Pladis, the snacking company behind global brands including McVitie’s, Godiva and Ulker, has appointed Mario Reis as chief supply chain officer. Mario will be responsible for leading the global supply chain agenda across all pladis markets and serve as a
Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay online retailer and financial services provider, has appointed former European president of Clarks Shoes, Ben Fletcher, as group CFO. He will join on 6 January 2020 and report to group CEO, Henry Birch,
Tesco Mobile has announced the appointment of Tom Denyard as CEO. Tom will join the Tesco Mobile team from 5 November 2019.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions today appoints company executive Steve Fox to lead its worldwide services organisation.
Award winning, organic and ethical clothing brand, Frugi, welcomes new director of e-commerce & marketing, James Williams, to its rapidly expanding team in Helston, Cornwall.
The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, has appointed Julie Price as its chief transformation officer.
Brockmans, the fast-growing super-premium gin business, has appointed former Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh to its Advisory Board, as it finalises a new five-year growth plan designed to double sales.
Wincanton, the largest third-party logistics company in the UK, has appointed Rachel Gilbey as its consumer director to further drive the growth of its retail and consumer business.
MADE.com, the leading European design brand, has announced the appointment of Nicola Thompson as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company, effective as of 30 September, 2019.
Ted Baker, the global lifestyle brand, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Osborne as chief financial officer. Osborne has more than 20 years’ brand and retail sector experience and will join the Company and Board at a date
pladis, one of the world’s leading snacking companies announced today that David Murray has been appointed as managing director for the UK & Ireland. David will report to chief executive officer, Salman Amin, effective 1 October. His accountabilities will include
London-based developer Argent, known for its expertise in urban regeneration, has appointed a Retail Lead for its flagship project, King’s Cross. James Rayner, formerly leasing executive at Capital & Regional, will bring 20 years’ experience in managing and advising on