Retail Buying and Category Management Expert

A highly experienced retail buying and category management expert who has held senior positions with Tesco, WH Smith and Homebase over the past 20 years. His wide ranging skills cover product strategy, range & pricing architecture, customer-led marketing strategy, product sourcing, supplier management, cost reduction and negotiating techniques. At Homebase he was part of the management team responsible for its transition from J Sainsbury to GUS, under the guidance of Permira. He has first hand buying and sourcing experience across a broad cross section of different product areas, market and supply side situations