Lidl appoints Jesper Højer as its new CEO

Lidl appoints Jesper Højer as its new CEO

German discounter Lidl has appointed Jesper Højer as its new CEO, replacing Sven Seidel who stepped down after having ‘strategic disagreements’ with the Schwarz Group, the owner of Lidl. The promotion takes 38-year-old Jesper Højer, who has been working with the supermarket for a decade responsible for 215,000 employees. Lidl, with an annual turnover of […]

Co-op Group announces Steve Murrells as Group CEO

Co-op Group announces Steve Murrells as Group CEO

The Co-op Group today announces that Richard Pennycook is to step down as Group CEO and will be succeeded by Steve Murrells, currently CEO of the Co-op’s food business. This announcement is part of transition arrangements for the Group as it prepares to move from the successful Rebuild phase of its turnaround to the Renewal […]

Fazoli’s announces David Hasler as Chief Financial Officer

Fazoli’s announces David Hasler as Chief Financial Officer

America’s Largest Fast Casual Italian Chain Fazoli’s announced three new appointments within its corporate finance department, including the hiring of David Hasler as chief financial officer. Hasler spent the past 10 years in finance roles with Wal-Mart, most recently as senior director of global treasury. As the newest member of the senior leadership team at […]

Ken Morrison dies aged 85

Ken Morrison dies aged 85

Sir Kenneth Duncan “Ken” Morrison CBE, former Chairman and life President of Morrisons supermarket has died aged 85 following a short illness, his family said in a statement. He died peacefully at home in North Yorkshire, where he has been living after retiring from his office in 2008. “Sir Ken was, of course, a unique […]