Craft joins Londis following four years at foodservice company Compass Group where he was managing director of its convenience offerings Amigo and Whistlestop and global brand director for convenience stores.
Prior to Compass Group, Craft worked for three years at Bass as category development director, and for nine years at Spar UK as marketing director and later as managing director.
At Londis, Craft will
head the team responsible for enabling Londis retailers to continue to drive store standards. He replaces Paul Mildenstein who left the role in May last year.
Craft said: “I look forward to working closely with my team and the Londis retailers to grow the Londis brand.”
Mike Taylor, managing director of MBL, said: “Craft brings with him a wealth of experience in, and knowledge of, the convenience sector. ”