Morrisons announces the appointment of Barry Williams as Trading Director for Ambient

Bradford, England, 2016-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Williams as Trading Director for Ambient.

Barry was Chief Merchandising Officer and then Chief Customer Officer at Asda from 2012. Before these roles, he was Category Director for Beers Wines and Spirits and has previously worked for Kwik Save, the Co-op and Musgrave Retail Partners.

His responsibilities will include the core grocery, beers wines and spirits, baby goods, household and health & beauty offers.

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.”

Barry will join Morrisons in February 2017.

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Source: Morrisons Group

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