Co-operative Group


“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 Transformation – 2010

  • Business change lead for one of the largest UK supply chain transformation programme
  • Took over programme director role and restructured programme to get it back on track
  • Set up supply chain function & implemented replenishment systems
  • Over 3,000 stores and 90,000 employees impacted
  • Worked with Food Exec to create a business wide Target Operating Model
  • Led restructuring across several functions of the Food business.

Programme Manager – Being Co-op – 2016

  • Led one of the UK’s largest ever cultural change & engagement programmes
  • £20m budget, team of 20 cross-functional managers and multiple suppliers
  • Delivered a leadership & development programme to 5,000 managers
  • Delivered 4,500 engagement events for 70,000 colleagues.