Sainsbury’s today announces a number of internal moves and promotions to its management team

Sainsbury’s today announces a number of internal moves and promotions to its management team, taking effect from 11 May.

Roger Burnley, currently MD of General Merchandise, Clothing and Logistics, becomes Retail and Operations Director leading a newly combined team of Supermarkets, Convenience and Logistics
Helen Buck, currently Retail Director, becomes Business Development Director responsible for developing the business beyond the core. As well as Mobile by Sainsbury’s and Sainsbury’s Energy, this includes Sainsbury’s Online which will be led by Robbie Feather, currently Business Unit Director for General Merchandise & Entertainment, who becomes Director of Online, reporting to Helen
Paul Mills-Hicks, currently Business Unit Director for Grocery, is promoted to the Operating Board as Food Commercial Director with Supply Chain, Own Brand, Space & Formats and the Food categories reporting to him
James Brown, currently Business Unit Director for Clothing, becomes Director of Non Food Trading, reporting directly to Mike Coupe
Peter Griffiths, CEO of Sainsbury’s Bank, joins the Operating Board, reporting to John Rogers, CFO, following Sainsbury’s acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent shareholding in the Bank from Lloyds Banking Group earlier this year
Dean Clegg, currently Director of Store Development, becomes Director of Property, reporting to John Rogers
The rest of the Operating Board remains unchanged as follows

Tim Fallowfield, Company Secretary & Corporate Services Director
John Rogers, Chief Financial Officer
Angie Risley, HR Director
Jon Rudoe, Digital and Technology Director
Sarah Warby, Marketing Director
Justin King, CEO, said: “Mike Coupe and I are working closely to ensure a strong transition as we move towards my departure on 9 July. A key part of our success over the last ten years has been the strength of our leadership team at all levels of our business, and our focus on developing talent from within, ensuring we have a great blend of innovative thinking and experience. The changes we’re announcing today will strengthen an already strong leadership team, and allow us to achieve even greater success in the future.”