Walters, who was previously retail sales controller for the Eastern region, becomes responsible for the independent retail membership with immediate effect. He has been with the company since 1993.
Prior to Capper & Co, Walters was at Amalgamated Foods, where he held numerous sales management positions including retail development executive and national partnership controller.
He also spent six years in store management with Dillons.
The group has also appointed Scott Munro-
Morris as financial director designate and Simon Wiltshire as IT director designate. They will take up their new roles in May 2006.
Munro-Morris joined Capper & Co in August 2004 as commercial finance manager, while Wiltshire, who joined the company in 1990, was previously computer operations manager.
Capper & Co managing director Robert Upton said: “These additions to the executive board will enable us to focus more strongly in all areas of our business and will give us the capability to meet the future challenges of the marketplace while developing a team to build on our success.”