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Gavin Darby

Gavin Darby has survived Premier AGM vote but he must do better – and fast Subscription

18 Jul 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Darby has withstood immense pressure and lives to fight another day, winning the re-election vote by 59% to 41%

paul walker waitrose

Paul Walker to retire from Waitrose buying director role

18 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Walker joined Waitrose in 1981 as a management trainee

Patrick Muller

Patrick Müller made interim MD of Müller Milk & Ingredients

17 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

Müller replaces Andrew McInnes, who has taken a leave of absence due to illness

Mark Aylwin

Mark Aylwin appointed chairman at Equinoxe Solutions

17 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

He stepped down from the helm of Conviviality’s on-trade wholesale wing in January

paul wilkinson tesco

Paul Wilkinson moves from Tesco Labs to head of product role

17 Jul 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Paul Wilkinson played a key part in introducing Tesco’s voice shopping offering on Google Home smart speakers and Android phones


Raft of leadership changes at Pernod Ricard UK as CEO announces departure

17 Jul 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Pillet will remain in his post until 1 January 2019

mrh ceo karen dickens

MRH boss Karen Dickens to step down following MFG takeover

11 Jul 2018 | By Emily Bright

CFO Steve Back will leave after a three to six month transition period

Charles Wilson

Tesco UK boss Charles Wilson steps down following cancer diagnosis

10 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

During May and June, Wilson has been undergoing daily radiotherapy

Colin Smith

Colin Smith to become Scottish Wholesale Association CEO

06 Jul 2018 | By Emily Bright

Current executive director Kate Salmon is to retire after leading the trade body for 35 years…

Rob McWilliam Asda

Rob McWilliam to replace Alex Russo as Asda CFO

03 Jul 2018 | By Steve Farrell

McWilliam left Asda in 2012 to join Amazon, where he worked until January last year

Harrods store front

Harrods' chief merchant Helen David steps down after a decade

03 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

David joined the luxury retailer as a buyer in 2008 before being promoted to fashion director the same year

Caroline Hipperson H&B

Holland & Barrett appoints first global marketing chief

02 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Hipperson joins the health food retailer from Bacardi

Martijn van Buuren

Pinkster appoints ex-Diageo exec as sales director

29 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Martijn van Buuren will oversee Pinkster’s 10-strong sales team from its Cambridge headquarters

Jill Ross

Jill Ross to replace Angus Maciver as CEO at McCurrach

27 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The move will take effect from 6 August, after which Maciver will retain an active role in the McCurrach Group as non-executive director

Dan Germain

Innocent's top marketer Dan Germain leaves after 19 years

22 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Germain has worked at the juices and smoothies giant since its inception in 1999

Ash Ahmirahmadi

Change at Arla as Amirahmadi replaces Pietrangeli at helm

19 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

Amirahmadi, who joined the dairy co-op in 2004, takes over at the end of the month

Humprey Singer

M&S new chief finance officer to join in July

18 Jun 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Singer will be working closely with CEO Steve Rowe and the senior leadership team as they continue to accelerate the pace 

jess ainley little freddie babyfood

Little Freddie appoints Ainley in sustainability role

14 Jun 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Ainley joined the organic brand last month from Sainsbury’s

Kerry Collinge

Charlie Bigham’s names Kerry Collinge as marketing director

14 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

She has taken over a position left vacant in late 2016 by the death of brand manager George Blyth

Colin Graves

Colin Graves to advise Co-op on wholesale and franchising

09 Jun 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

Co-op Group CEO Steve Murrells described Graves as “a bit of a legend”

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