Sainsbury's hires former Boots UK MD as retail and operations director
Roberts was most recently executive vice president of Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Boots in the UK & Ireland.
Prior to that, he was managing director of Boots UK, where he was responsible for leading retail and pharmacy activities in over 2,500 stores across the UK & Ireland.
Roberts joined Boots as regional director in 2003 from Marks & Spencer where for 14 years he held roles in Marks & Spencer’s stores and operations.
Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury’s, said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon to Sainsbury’s. Simon is a very strong leader who is passionate about customers and colleagues. He has extensive stores experience, is customer-centric in everything he does and I am confident he will make a fantastic contribution to Sainsbury's and the operating board.”
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