Current grocery & marketing director, Will Jones, is taking the helm of the UK division of dairy giant, FrieslandCampina, succeeding Gavin Blair who has led the company for the past three years.
Articles in category: People
Retail people covers new hires, industry moves and features focussing on retail industry leaders & innovators
ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-person home delivery expert, has made a senior appointment to help support the next stage of its growth and development. Lynne Dixon joins the team as strategic account director, based at the company’s headquarters in Wigan.
My Market Insight, the trusted and innovative provider of media and e-commerce insights for the beauty industry, has announced three new strategic Board appointments. Peter Wakeham becomes chairman, whilst Olivier Marret and Dipanker Shewaram join the business as non-executive directors.
Henry Bell, the family-owned and leading quality pet and wild bird food producer, has set up a dedicated division to support its newly launched Henry Bell Wild Bird Care brand. The company has also bolstered its ranks with a number
Spar UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Hoste as the new managing director.
Global B2C marketing automation company Selligent Marketing Cloud today announced that Niki Hall has joined as chief marketing officer (CMO), leading the company’s global go-to-market strategy, including demand generation, product, client, partner and field marketing and communications, and brand initiatives.
IKEA (Ingka Holding BV and its controlled entities), today announced the appointment of Peter Jelkeby as country retail manager with responsibility for the UK and Ireland.
Ingka Centres, formerly IKEA Centres, has announced the appointment of Vasco Santos as global sales and leasing manager. Santos will be responsible for implementing sales and leasing strategies for Ingka Centres new €5.8bn global investment. This will see it embarking
UCC Coffee UK & Ireland’s managing director, Elaine Swift, has been appointed regional director (North) for UCC Europe. The appointment comes as UCC Europe restructures in to three distinct regions to create efficiency, utilise skills and provide a consistent brand
AB InBev UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Jess Markowski to the newly created role of sales director - convenience and wholesale, bolstering the brewer’s off-trade sales team. Markowski’s promotion follows her success leading the convenience retail team.
Fuel brand JET has appointed Oliver Müller as retail business manager to drive further growth in the company’s UK dealer network. Müller joins from JET’s Hamburg office in Germany and takes over from Sönke Voges who, following an extended handover period, will return to
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand, today announces the appointment of Claire Wain as its chief financial officer.
Unilever today announced changes to its leadership and organisation as it continues its transformation into a faster, leaner and more agile company. The changes build on our creation of three global Divisions last year – beauty & personal care,
Weetabix Food Company has appointed Parjit Singh Lally as chief engineer as the business looks to strengthen its engineering strategy.
Hunter is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Reed as its new chief financial officer with immediate effect. Reed joins Hunter from Anya Hindmarch, where he served as CFO since 2017. He brings significant financial and retail expertise, having
Britvic is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Wilson to the Board as chief financial officer.
Brindisa Spanish Foods has announced the appointment of two regional account managers. The newly created positions are dedicated to bringing Spain’s finest products to retail and foodservice operators in Scotland and the North of England.
Clarks, the leading global casual footwear brand, has announced the appointment of Giorgio Presca as chief executive officer. Presca will be responsible for all operational, financial and commercial aspects of the business and will lead the Clarks strategy with the
Weetabix Food Company has appointed Emma Varlow as general manager of Weetabix On The Go to help take the brand on the next stage of its journey – increasing penetration and ensuring On The Go continues the success its had
Quintessential Brands appoints James Lousada as managing director of international commercial products arm
Award-winning international spirits company, Quintessential Brands, has appointed James Lousada as managing director of its international commercial products arm, Quintessential Brands Spirit Solutions.
Travis Perkins, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials, has appointed Kieran Griffin as new managing director for the Group’s Travis Perkins builders’ merchant business following the retirement of Paul Tallentire.
Virgin Experience Days has hired ex-Ticketmaster marketing chief, Dan Pearce, in the new role of chief marketing oOfficer (CMO).
Online retailer Musclefood.com today announced that its board of directors have appointed former deputy CEO of Shop Direct Gareth Jones as chief executive officer.
Graphic display specialist Leach has appointed a new client services director as the team prepares for further 2019 growth.
Johnson & Johnson Consumer has announced the appointment of Pat Smallcombe to the position of company group chairman, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), effective 1 January 2019. Smallcombe will have overall leadership for the EMEA Consumer business driving growth and