Argos appoints Henrietta Baring as head of IT, commercial and supply chain
Argos has appointed Henrietta Baring to the newly created role of head of IT, commercial and supply chain.
Reporting to Argos IT director Mike Sackman, Baring will to help to deliver the retailer’s ‘More Choice, Available Faster’ strategy for customers by managing the integration of supply chain infrastructure and supporting customer facing developments such as those in digital stores.
Baring previously worked with Ardagh Group where she led and delivered large scale, capital transformational programmes. Prior to that, she held similar roles across a variety of sectors in the UK and internationally at Diageo, Allied Domecq and Australian Post.
Commenting on the appointment Sackman said: “I am delighted that Henrietta has joined the IT leadership team. Technology is at the heart of the Argos Transformation and as we build our capabilities to ensure we have a fully integrated supply chain. This is crucial to allow us to respond quickly and effectively to the marketplace.
“Her areas of focus will be on systems that show real time product availability and reduce lead times to customers, and systems that process millions of customer orders for local in store pickup or for home delivery. She is a great addition to an already strong team.”
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