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
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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.
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has appointed Derek Harding to its executive board as group finance director. Harding will join later this year from Senior PLC, the FTSE250 international engineering group, where he has held the role
IRI, the big data and technology expert for consumer industries, has announced the appointment of Anthony Graham as executive vice president of international solutions and innovations to replace Lynda Gammell. This senior management change in the International division of IRI
National pharmacy chain, Well, has appointed Tracy Barton as its new retail stores director.
Rupert Morris initially joined the business in May 2015, before being appointed head of trading for Blakemore Trade Partners in August 2015. During his time with AF Blakemore, Morris has brought a wealth of experience to the trading team from
Palmer & Harvey, the UK’s leading delivered wholesaler, today announces the appointment of Patrick Burrows as non-executive director, effective immediately. Patrick is currently chief financial officer and deputy CEO of London City Airport, where he is responsible for the finance, planning
BRITA has appointed Miles Dawson, former sales director, BRITA Professional, as UK sales director, consumer. Dawson brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked for both Britvic Soft Drinks and Coca-Cola Enterprises before joining BRITA Professional in 2013.
Berry Bros. & Rudd is delighted to announce the appointment of Abi Hirshfeld as its new buying director. Hirshfeld will join the business in January 2017 to enhance the already renowned buying team. Hirshfeld: new role In New Year Having worked in
The board of Nisa Retail Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Ashworth and Arnu Misra as independent non-executive drectors (INEDs). The appointments follow a comprehensive search process undertaken by leading search firm Korn Ferry.
Ian Taylor, formerly Spar UK’s head of retail, has been promoted to the role of retail director of the business.
The managing director for grocery shopping and comparison site mySupermarket.co.uk, Kim Ludlow, has joined product content company Brandbank to help FMCG brands do a better job at bringing their products to life on shopping websites. Ludlow, a former Tesco.com head of
Rontec, one of the UK’s largest roadside retail groups, has appointed Giles Taylor as managing director following current MD Bill Ahearn’s retirement after more than 40 years. Taylor has been promoted from his current role as Rontec’s operations director. Having started
Butcher’s Pet Care has appointed Geoff Eaton as group chairman to bring independent leadership to the board as it seeks to deliver an ambitious international growth strategy. Eaton, who boasts a career spanning 36 years, has extensive international leadership experience. He
Costa Coffee is delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Seljeflot as group HR director, replacing HR director Jo Bennett who will be taking retirement at the end of September. Seljeflot joins Costa after 14 years at Diageo, where she was
Butcher’s Pet Care has appointed Geoff Eaton as group chairman to bring independent leadership to the board as it seeks to deliver an ambitious international growth strategy. Eaton: new role Eaton, who boasts a career spanning 36 years, has extensive international leadership