Waitrose manager of wine buying Justin Howard-Sneyd is to step down from a direct buying role to manage the drinks team in a department reshuffle.

Waitrose has also appointed the world's youngest Master of Wine - Ken Mackay from Willoughby's. The 30-year-old will look after England, Germany, Eastern Europe, the US and New Zealand. Anne Jones also joins the team as information manager to look after the wine list, publications and online wine information.