The research and training charity IGD has announced the appointment of Susan Barratt as new CEO, effective from 1January 2019. Barratt succeeds Joanne Denney-Finch who stepped down in September 2018. Barratt has a breadth of both national and international experience across
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Wincanton today announces that Ian Keilty has joined as managing director, retail and consumer.
Checkpoint Systems, a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry has appointed Mike French as its new business unit director for the UK business. Checkpoint focuses on helping retailers implement loss prevention strategies, increase merchandise availability and be
GMB, the union for ASDA workers, has responded to news the supermarket chain could cut up to 2,500 jobs early from February 2019.
The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop*, Costa Coffee, has launched Virtual Reality to train new staff ahead of the busy Christmas period. The content has been designed to enhance the on-boarding process, inspire new baristas and ensure education is consistent, all
True, the retail and consumer sector specialist investor, has appointed Julia Reynolds as chair of Frugi. The business was acquired by True in July 2018 and designs, manufactures and sells sustainably sourced organic cotton apparel and accessories for babies, children
Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill is strengthening its buying team with the appointment of Edward Bentley to handle the key impulse category (soft drinks, crisps and snacks).
Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has appointed James Hurrell as managing director for grocery.
HTEC, the EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions company has appointed Debbie Scott-Douglas as its new Marketing Manager to be based at its Southampton head office. Debbie joins following successfully launching the Spaghetti PA Services franchise for the Wimborne, New Forest
Photobox Group, Europe’s leading personalisation business, has appointed Grant Smith as chief product officer for its Photo division, which includes the Photobox and Hofmann brands. Grant’s appointment follows that of Ronan Tighe from Net-a-Porter as CPO of the Group’s Moonpig
Selligent Marketing Cloud, the B2C Marketing Automation platform, has today announced the appointment of Steven Tipping as its new VP of sales, UK and Benelux. Tipping brings over 25 years of extensive technology sales experience and has a strong track
Subway is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Country Director for the UK and Ireland. Colin Hughes, formerly of Wyevale Garden Centres, Marks & Spencer UK & Ireland, Pret A Manger and EAT, started the role of country
Andrew Higginson, chairman of Morrisons, has been appointed as president of IGD, the research and training charity, by its Board of Trustees. Already an active member of IGD’s Policy Issues Council, Andrew Higginson succeeds IGD’s current president, Leendert den Hollander, with
International freshness brand Micro-Fresh has made an exciting appointment, naming Jigna Varu as its global commercial director.
Amplience, the global leader in Dynamic Content and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, announced today that Brian K. Walker has been appointed chief strategy officer to support Amplience’s commitment to strategic innovation. As chief strategy officer, Walker will be responsible for product
Wilko is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Feakins as customer insight and data director. Feakins brings a wealth of expertise in both insight and data analytics from leading independent global marketing and media consultancy Ebiquity and, a depth of
Microsoft has hired retail industry veteran Shelley Bransten as the new corporate vice president of retail & CPG.
Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG) is announcing the appointment of a new CFO. Claire Webb is joining from Go Outdoors where she has been managing director since June 2017.
True, Europe’s only retail and consumer sector specialist investor that operates across the entire investment vertical, has appointed Ian Topping as chairman of The Cotswold Company to work alongside the management team in driving the strategy and continued growth of
Premium soft drinks producer, Belvoir Fruit Farms, has appointed Paul Parkins to the new role of chief operating officer in a move which demonstrates its continued commitment to growth, both at home and abroad. Previously International MD of Tyrrells and, before
Retail Executives, a specialist fashion and retail recruiter of senior fashion executives has appointed Darren Topp as chairman. Topp will be responsible for the firm’s strategic direction, growth of the firm’s advisory board and board practice. Topp previously held senior roles at Marks
Halifax-based Heritage Cashmere is celebrating Yorkshire Day with a thriving design-led, luxury fashion business in the county and the appointment of a new Group CEO for its parent company Prodesse, headquartered in Hong Kong.
Weetabix Food Company has unveiled a new senior appointment with the announcement of Bruce Condon as head of finance. Condon will lead the 35-strong Weetabix finance team and his focus is to establish a high performing team that is not simply a
Savsé, the UK’s No.1 cold-pressed smoothie brand, has promoted its sales director Paul Gurnell to CEO. Gurnell’s promotion comes just 18 months after he joined the juices and smoothies business during which time the brand has experienced rapid growth and
Harvey Nichols, the worlds’ leading international luxury fashion destination, announces today the appointment of Laura Larbalestier as group fashion buying director, with effect from 13 August 2018.