Exclusive: Co-op names ‘co-managing directors’ to cover Jo Whitfield absence

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The Co-op is poised to promote two senior executives to ‘co-managing directors’ of its food business to cover boss Jo Whitfield’s career break.  

Retail Week has learned that chief operating officer Chris Whitfield and chief commercial officer Matt Hood will assume joint leadership of the Co-op’s core convenience division when Jo Whitfield takes four months off from May.

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