Karen Fisher, Special Advisor at WRAP, has been appointed to a pivotal new role as the organisation’s head of climate action strategy.
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Retail people covers new hires, industry moves and features focussing on retail industry leaders & innovators
Kingsland Drinks is welcoming a new senior team member this month – Charles Overin joins as head of marketing and insights at the company’s Salford head office.
Kantar names Guillaume Bacuvier to lead Worldpanel business and Josep Montserrat is elevated to chairman of Worldpanel Division
Kantar, the world’s leading data-driven analytics and brand consulting company today, announces the appointment of Guillaume Bacuvier as Global CEO of its $300m+ Worldpanel Division. Bacuvier succeeds Josep Montserrat, who takes on the role of non-executive Chairman of the Worldpanel
Comfort footwear brand, Hotter, has added to its senior team with the appointment of Dan Lampard as CFO and Antonia Jones as head of product, who will both build on the firm’s future growth and digital-first focus.
The Association of Convenience Stores has announced the appointment of Spar managing director Louise Hoste as its new chair from November, with award winning independent retailer Ramesh Shingadia continuing in the role of vice chair.
XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of freight transportation services, has announced the appointment of Arron Kendall as sales and marketing director – Europe. Additionally, he will serve on the executive board of the European business.
The Cotswold Company are thrilled to announce Lynsey Dorman’s appointment as art director. I have attached a full press release, with further information below.
KellyDeli, owner of international sushi franchise Sushi Daily, has appointed Lesley Fong as global head of NPD to support business growth.
Professor Parik Goswami hopes to strengthen the links between the University of Huddersfield and the fashion and textile industry after becoming the first academic to be appointed to the board of the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT).
Former Tesco head of insight Nick Meagher to join Co-op to support ‘Co-operating for a Fairer World’ vision
The Co-op has announced the appointment of Nick Meagher as head of insight and research as part of ongoing growth to its data, digital and loyalty team, following the refresh of its Membership programme and launch of the Co-op app
Manchester based Kellogg’s has appointed a new HR director. Christopher Hayden-Hayes has been promoted to oversee the people strategy across the UK and Ireland after 10 years with the cereal and snacks giant.
Vyne, the account-to-account payments provider for merchants, has today announced the appointment of Luke Flomo as its new chief revenue officer. The strategic hire brings with him a wealth of scaleup experience having previously held senior roles with fintech challenger
Wickes announces that it has appointed Mohamed El Fanichi as CITO, who will join the company on 1 September. This is a newly created role, following the demerger of Wickes from Travis Perkins in April 2021. El Fanichi will report
Didsbury Gin, the premium gin which rose from Dragon’s Den fame to become a leading drinks brand, has made two senior appointments – Allan Beattie as finance director and Michael Saunders as non-executive director.
Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD), the leading UK multi-channel retailer and owner of the Create and Craft and Ideal World TV channels, has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Ashley Payne as chief marketing officer.
GroceryAid has been at the heart of the food and drink industry for over 160 years supporting colleagues through challenges. GroceryAid is delighted to announce Hayley Tatum joined our Trustee Board in May 2021.
E-commerce analytics firm eStoreMedia has appointed Daniel King, the former president and chief operating officer of Profitero, as chairman of its board. He will be based at the company’s global headquarters in London.
IGD has strengthened its board of trustees with four new leaders from some of the biggest companies in the food and consumer goods industry. The newly appointed trustees are:
Leading pizza franchise Papa John’s has welcomed Amit Pancholi as its new UK director of business development. Justin Gilbert who formerly managed the company’s business development, has been promoted to the role of senior operations director of Papa John’s
Fortnum & Mason, the UK’s globally renowned provider of exceptional food and unforgettable experiences, announces the appointment of Liz Darran as chief brand and creative officer. Darran will join the company on 18 August 2021 to oversee creative consistency across
Global retail IT consultancy and technology firm, REPL Group, part of Accenture, has announced plans to recruit over 100 professionals to its business over the course of the next quarter.
The Conran Shop has announced that its board of directors has appointed Peter Jenkins as its new chief executive Officer.
Johnson & Johnson appoints Charmaine England as area managing director for consumer health Northern Europe
Johnson & Johnson Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Charmaine England as area managing director for consumer health Northern Europe, effective 17 May 2021.
Menzies Distribution (Menzies) is pleased to announce that Charles Wilson has acquired a significant minority shareholding in the company and joined the board as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Guillaume Bacuvier has joined consumer research platform Attest as an independent director.