Hargrave will be responsible for frozen food, milk, health and beauty, household, non-food, pet food, condiments and preserves, sugar and services.
He has joined Costcutter from Billy Boy Frozen Foods, a wholesaler of frozen foods for the catering market. He had worked in variety of roles there, including stock control and depot management, over a period of 10 years.
For the past four and a half years he was the buyer for all products sold by the company.
Hargrave said of his appointment to the Costcutter team: “I have lots of categories to get my head around. But I am very much looking forward to getting on with the job here.”