Major symbol group operator, Costcutter has announced the appointment of Jenny Wilson as its new marketing director, succeeding Richard Coates, who filled the role in an interim capacity over the last year. She will take up the role in November.
Joins Costcutter from 3663
Jenny Wilson joins Costcutter from national foodservive wholesaler 3663, where she was Director of Marketing and Freetrade Development since 2010. In addition to this B2B experience, where she overhauled corporate branding, private label and helped launch online ordering, previously she has also held roles in a range of other 'out of home' contexts with Whitbread, Sodexo and Dairy Crest, as well as with strategy advisers Caterlyst as Insight Director.
Darcy Willson-Rymer, Costcutter Chief Executive commented:
"Our retail, trading and marketing teams are at the heart of our plan to drive the group forward and add further value to our members' businesses. Jenny's experience across the wider retail and food industries brings valuable insight to our business and she will play a crucial role in delivering our brand propositions and leading the constant evolution of our marketing support programmes."
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