One of grocery’s most successful partnerships over the last four years has come to an end.

Matthew Barnes and Roman Heini, Aldi UK’s group managing directors will take up new roles in the company from 1 April 2015.

Matthew Barnes will become CEO for Aldi UK and Ireland. He will be supported in his new role by two joint group managing directors.

Roman Heini will leave Aldi UK and Ireland to become chairman of the advisory board for Aldi South, in Germany. 

In a statement, Aldi said: “We would like to thank Roman for his outstanding leadership and contribution to our success in the UK and Ireland.”