Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary food retail chain, has announced that Jerome Chevrier has been appointed as the new managing director of Spar China effective immediately. Chevrier has developed an in-depth knowledge of retail operations and buying in China, having
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Arla Foods UK, the country’s leading dairy cooperative, has appointed Steve Millard as its new head of e-commerce & digital. The newly created role forms part of Arla’s wider ambitions to increase the proportion of its online sales in the UK
Hunter has announced the appointment of Daniel Shaw as design director.
Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael O’Loughlin as its new managing director, acquisitions & business development. In 1997O’Loughlin joined Petrogas as a licensee of their flagship site in Dublin. As
TLM Technologies is delighted to announce that prominent retailer Jonathan James is to join their board as a non-executive director.
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand, has announced the appointment of Claire Waugh as its chief marketing officer. Waugh joins from Burberry where she was global director of marketing for fashion for the menswear, leather goods and softs categories.
Spanish wine expert and former Sainsbury’s and Oddbins buyer, Julie Buckley, has joined the Majestic Wine buying team. As Senior Buyer, she will be responsible for some of Majestic’s best selling categories; managing New Zealand, Spain and Burgundy for the
Ribble Cycles, the rapidly growing UK direct-to-consumer cycling brand and one of the longest established bicycle manufacturers and retailers, has announced the appointment and upcoming arrival of Andy Smallwood as its new CEO.
PepsiCo UK has announced that Angela White has joined the business in the role of commercial senior director – nutrition. Angela sits on the UK Leadership team and will oversee the commercial performance of the PepsiCo UK Nutrition portfolio which
Selligent, a provider of relationship marketing solutions based on consumer insights, today announced the appointment of Sam Fogwill as head of partnerships UK, to support its rapid growth and strategic focus on the partner channel.
Tim Hortons, the famed Canadian café and bake shop, is today announcing the appointment of Kevin Hydes as its new chief finance & commercial officer. Hydes, who joined at the start of July, will oversee business strategy, brand execution and development
Weetabix group marketing director, Sally Abbott, appointed as managing director of Weetabix Food Company
Weetabix group marketing director, Sally Abbott, has been appointed managing director of Weetabix Food Company, succeeding Giles Turrell. Francesca Davies, currently head of category, will succeed Abbott as marketing director of Weetabix Food Company UK and Ireland.
Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary retail chain, has today announced the appointment of Wouter Lefevere as head of international buying. Based in the organization’s international head office in Amsterdam, Lefevere will take on key buying responsibilities including supplier relationships and
Retail display specialist Leach now has its own innovation department, following the appointment of a senior expert in industrial design. Mike Willshaw joins as head of innovation, after an extensive 20-year career designing consumer goods, packaging, FMCG, medical and promotional materials. Bringing
Cat Lomax, DB’s Young Achiever of the Year 2011, is to take over the responsibilities of head of buying at Majestic Wine, the retailer has announced. Majestic recently put own-label and exclusivity at the heart of their transformation plan, two areas
Spar International’s highest honour the Adriaan van Well Medal presented at the 62nd Spar International Congress Peter Blakemore, managing director of AF Blakemore and Son Ltd, has been presented the Adriaan van Well Medal for his outstanding contribution to Spar International,
Feather & Black has appointed a new creative and product director to lead the luxury bedroom furnishing retailer’s product and design strategy and bring ‘perfect bedtimes’ to life. Nicky Line has 24 years of global experience in the retail sector including
Well, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, has elevated Ben Turner to HR director following a 6-month interim appointment. Starting in April, Ben brings to the role 18 years of experience in learning, talent and resourcing, having worked for the last
Luxury bedroom furniture retailer Feather & Black is pleased to appoint a new head of buying with a wealth of knowledge in the global textiles industry. Phillipa MacDermott has joined the nationwide team of bed experts after a career in buying
Noble Foods Group, the UK’s leading supplier of eggs, is announcing the appointment of Louisa Hogarty as group HR director. With more than 10 years’ in various senior HR positions, Hogarty has extensive experience in leading teams that deliver strategic
Well, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, has announced Chris Ellett as its new transformation director. Ellett joins the company in March, bringing 13 years of experience in business transformation and excellence, with over a decade in senior leadership roles. Prior
The Benetton Group board of directors, which met today under the chairmanship of Francesco Gori, has appointed James McArthur to the board. McArthur brings to the Board extensive international experience in the field of fashion, luxury and retail.
Clearly Drinks has appointed Grant Hearn as sales director to help drive ambitious growth plans for the future.
IGD, the food and grocery research and training charity, has bolstered its communications team with two senior appointments: Sian Brenchley as director of corporate communications and Allan Edwards as director of stakeholder relations. Brenchley previously spent nine years as global communications
Rant & Rave, the UK leader in real-time customer engagement technology that works with half of the FTSE including Barclays, Sky and EasyJet, today announced the appointment of Kenny Bain as its new CEO.