Morrisons has appointed two senior executives , naming a new chief financial officer and new chief operating officer.
The ‘Big Four’ supermarket has appointed Trevor Strain, current group chief finance and commercial officer, has been promoted to chief operating officer and Michael Gleeson has been appointed as chief financial officer.
Strain will be responsible for commercial, manufacturing, supply chains, logistics, operation development, online and wholesale.
Gleeson, who is set to start his new position in February, joined Morrisons in 2014. He was also previously at Tesco where he spent 15 years in several finance roles.
The new appointments will report to chief executive, David Potts.
Potts said: “These two appointments are a result of strong management development plans at Morrisons and I am delighted that we are promoting two highly capable colleagues from within the team.
“Trevor is a proven and outstanding business leader who has played a pivotal role in the ongoing Morrisons turnaround. Michael has extensive financial, commercial and retail experience, together with a first-class track record, and his appointment will further strengthen the executive team.”
He added: “Together, and as part of the wider Morrisons team, we will continue to build a broader, stronger Morrisons.”