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
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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
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Parsons as regional managing director, UK and Italy.
UK homeware supplier Scott Brothers has added more than 400 products to its catalogue with the acquisition of housewares product company H&L Russel.
Card Factory, the UK's leading specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Dury as chief commercial officer, with effect from 26 August 2019.
Menkind, a leading UK gift and gadget retailer, has announced it is appointing its first managing director since the company’s formation in 2001. Simon Calvert will be assuming the position on the 6th of August, leading the consumer retail side
Capital & Regional, the UK’s leading owner manager of community shopping centres, announces the permanent appointment of Robert Hadfield as the company’s commercial director.
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has welcomed two new faces to its board as it concentrates increasingly on supporting imports and exports of wines and spirits as Britain edges closer to the prospect of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
VIA Outlets, Europe's fastest growing owner-operator of premium outlet shopping destinations, which grew its portfolio to 11 centres in its first 3 years, has appointed Otto Ambagtsheer as chief executive Officer. Otto previously held the role of chief operating officer,
Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the UK’s largest independent forecourt operator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Fox as its new managing director, retail.
Popsa, the UK tech retailer start-up that helps you record your life stories by instantly creating professional photo album designs, has appointed Dr Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe as its lead data scientist.
UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Carlos Lopes to the position of global account director. In the newly created commercial role, Carlos will head up our business unit to support global customers.
Space NK, the specialist multi-brand beauty retailer, is delighted to announce the promotion of Andy Lightfoot to CEO. Lightfoot joined Space NK in October 2016 as group digital director, where he quickly focused his team on delivering a robust trading