Sainsbury's names Simon Roberts as retail & operations director
Sainsbury's (SBRY.L), Britain's No. 2 supermarket chain, on Friday named Simon Roberts as its new retail and operations director but may have to wait until July 2017 before he can start.
Roberts was most recently executive vice president of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA.O) and president of Boots in the UK & Ireland.
Prior to that he was managing director of Boots UK and is also a former executive of Marks & Spencer (MKS.L).
He is currently on gardening leave as per his Walgreens contract.
Sainsbury's has been without a permanent retail and operations director since Roger Burnley... read more
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