Morrisons Appoints New Ambient Director Barry Williams
Morrisons is set to welcome a new trading director for Ambient, Barry Williams, this coming February 2017.
He will be responsible for core grocery, beers, wines and spirits, baby goods, household, health and beauty offers.
Williams has a background as chief merchandising officer with Asda, where he was promoted to chief customer officer from 2012.
Darren Blackhurst, Morrisons Group Commercial Director, said: “Barry brings a wealth of trading experience and relationships with food suppliers as well as a strong understanding of our customers.
“His arrival is another step in shaping a Morrisons team that will listen to and work hard for customers.”
Barry Williams said: “It’s an exciting time to join Morrisons because it has an offer that stands out in the market and a very clear direction. I am really looking forward to joining the company as it continues its turnaround.”
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