Morrisons promotes Gordon Mowat to group property and strategy director role
Morrisons has promoted Gordon Mowat to the role of group property and strategy director.
Mowat joined Morrisons as strategy director in 2011 from McKinsey & Company. For last two years he has been the managing director of the supermarket’s M Local convenience business where he oversaw the rapid rollout of 130 stores.
In his new role, he will manage the supermarket’s property portfolio as well as focus on the continued expansion of its convenience chain. He will also lead Morrisons’ ongoing business strategy.
Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips said: “Gordon and his team have built a convenience business from scratch. He is a proven business operator and knows the property world well. He will be focused on continuing to expand our convenience business; filling in the gaps in our supermarket footprint and optimising the cashflow from our property assets.”
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