Ian Taylor, formerly Spar UK’s head of retail, has been promoted to the role of retail director of the business.
In this more senior position, Taylor will remain in charge of growing Spar’s national accounts business and developing the formats offer. He will also define the formats plan of Spar’s MORE Together strategy towards success.
Debbie Robinson, Spar UK managing director, said: “Since joining Spar in 2012, Ian has worked incredibly hard and brought his passion and expertise in format development to the business.
“Thanks to his dedication and talent, the face of our stores has changed significantly. Our retailers have won a huge number of awards around the UK having adopted his recommendations in store format development. Ian’s expertise has helped drive the Spar business forward and shape our strategy for the future,” she said.