Toys R Us has appointed Roger McLaughlan as UK managing director, Retail Week reports. He is expected to start at the end of the year.
In his previous role as retail director of Asda Living, McLaughlan helped develop the supermarket’s non-food offering.
Since being acquired by Walmart in 1999, Asda has become a key player in areas like toys, electricals and video games.
Prior to his three years at Asda, McLaughlan worked at Marks & Spencer, Stylo and Floors-2-Go.