Acting Musgrave Budgens Londis MD Martin Hyson has been given a new role of group business development director for parent company Musgrave in the Republic of Ireland.

Hyson had been acting as GB MD since November last year when Mike Taylor resigned after two years to seek new business opportunities. Last week former Camelot commercial and operations director Phil Smith was handed the MD role.

Both men will take up their new positions in


"Hyson has been pivotal in developing the Musgrave GB business and our Londis and Budgens brands," said Musgrave Group CEO Chris Martin.