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Wilson To Step Down From Tesco UK & Ireland Role

Published on Jul 10 2018 8:04 AM in Retail tagged: Featured Post / Tesco / Dave Lewis / Booker / Charles Wilson / Paywall

Wilson To Step Down From Tesco UK & Ireland Role

Charles Wilson is to step down from his role as chief executive of Tesco’s UK & Ireland business on 16 July, following a cancer diagnosis.

In a statement posted this morning, Tesco said that former Booker chief Wilson (pictured left, alongside Tesco CEO Dave Lewis) was diagnosed with throat cancer in April and underwent daily radiotherapy, to which he has ‘responded very well’, during May and June.

‘Given the nature of the illness and the need for Charles to remain vigilant in his recuperation,’ Tesco wrote, the retailer has instigated changes in the UK and Ireland leadership team.

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