The Grocer has strengthened its editorial team with promotions and appointments from within William Reed Publishing, which publishes the award-winning weekly magazine.
Business reporter Sean McAllister has been promoted to Focus features editor, replacing Mary Carmichael, who has joined MBR, a sister publication to The Grocer, as editor.
Claire Hu has moved from her post as deputy news editor of Morning Advertiser, another of The Grocer’s sister titles, to become The Grocer’s drinks editor. She replaces Rosie Davenport who has joined Morning Advertiser.
As well as covering drinks, Hu will edit our quarterly title the Tobacco Trade Review.
Meanwhile, Sonya Hook, assistant editor of Shopping Centre, which is also part of the William Reed stable, has been appointed editor of our online news service, grocertoday.
Online reporter Ronan Hegarty has joined the news team, with specific responsibility for The Grocer 33 survey.