Wilko shuffles senior management team as new CEO plans turnaround

Wilko Sunderland

Wilko has unveiled a new senior leadership team as the company aims to drive strategic priorities and accelerate its turnaround after a prolonged period of hardship, which saw “difficult trading over the past two years”. 

The general merchandise retailer’s new CEO, Mark Jackson, said the business has quickly identified “significant changes to the Wilko operating model” and set up a more streamlined senior leadership team as a result. 

Jackson revealed the three priorities of Wilko’s new strategic plan: getting the business “in better shape”, driving sales both in store and online, and driving down operating costs.

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