WOOLWORTHS: Tesco trio on shortlist?

Is Woolies looking to approach a a top Tesco exec to replace Bish-Jones?
Publish date:

According to reports, Woolworths has appointed a headhunter to find a successor to outgoing chief-exec Trevor Bish-Jones and is eyeing three possible candidates from Tesco.

Trevor Masters, who is responsible for Tesco's Extra stores, Graham Harris, the supermarket's commercial director, and distribution director Laurie McIlwee have been linked with the Woolies job.

Zygos will this week talk to each of Woolworths' non-executive directors before beginning the search. Several are already understood to be pushing for external talent to help revitalise the chain.

However, Woolworths trading director Tony Page and Steve Lewis, managing director of its distribution unit EUK, are possible internal candidates.



Toys help Tesco march on

Tesco's relentless domination of the grocery sector continues, with toys playing their part in its latest results success.

Featured Jobs

Copyrights Group

Marketing Manager

The Copyrights Group is one of the licensing arms within The Vivendi Group. Acquired by Vivendi in 2016 Copyrights manages the licensing for a portfolio of properties to include Paddington Bear. Some of the other companies within the Vivendi Group include Universal Music Group, and their licensing arm Bravado, Gameloft and Studiocanal to name a few.