“I have helped the Co-op on a number of occasions across a variety of their businesses and functions.” 2 major assignments with the Co-op were leading their supply chain transformation programme following the acquisition of Somerfield and leading their cultural change programme to support the relaunch and rebranding of the group. Programme Director – Supply Chain[…]
“I consulted with Morrisons on a variety of digital initiatives, including leading the design & delivery of a major CRM programme.” Morrisons is the 4th largest supermarket in the UK with a turnover in excess of £15bn pa and around 500 stores. Following acquisition of Safeway in 2004 and the ensuing integration and changes in[…]
I led the SMART programme to transform the Co-operative’s supply chain following its acquisition of Somerfield. In this article, Computer World reports on the progress being made at that time.
“I supported the directors of this online retailer with the turnaround and sale of their business.” The Food Ferry were a niche online retailer, providing customers with grocery and gourmet products. With a range of online and offline ordering mechanisms and delivery within London through its own fleet of vehicles and outside of London via courier,[…]
“Following a 10 year career in a variety of senior management roles, I’ve continued to consult with Asda on occasional projects.” Asda is the second largest supermarket retailer in the UK with annual sales of around £20 billion and almost 200,000 employees. The business became part of the largest retailer in the world, Wal-mart Inc, in[…]
I led Asda’s programme to migrate away from loss making warehouses, building a store fulfilment operation to allow rapid scalability. In this article, Revolution magazine interview me about Asda’s plans.
I led the programme to build Asda’s online technology platform, one of the largest online retail propositions in the UK. Iain Spence was the featured Information Age interview discussing what it takes to develop such large scale platforms.
Closing Asda’s home shopping depot’s in Watford and Croydon was part of the strategy to migrate to a more profitable store picking model. I explain how we did it.