TJ Hughes appoints new chief executive

Discount department store, TJ Hughes, has appointed Beatrice Lafon as chief executive; replacing Sue Tennant, who will be leaving at the end of the year. Lafon was recently chief executive of Etam Group in the Netherlands and was previously commercial

Consumer Goods Forum appoints co-chairs

The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, and Lars Olofsson, CEO of Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer, as its new co-chairs. Jointly, the co-chairs will drive cross-industry collaborative action on sustainability, consumer