Interview: Dave Lewis – Leaving a drastically different Tesco

Dave Lewis

Source: Peter Searle

From the accounting scandal to Covid-19, Dave Lewis has steered Britain’s biggest grocer through some of the most turbulent times in its history – and left it thriving.

It was almost eight months ago, in the early weeks of February, that Tesco boss Dave Lewis last welcomed Retail Week to the grocer’s Welwyn Garden City headquarters.

Lewis had just agreed to stay with Tesco until the end of September as successor Ken Murphy’s start date was stalled by a non-compete clause. 

He could not have foreseen what those extra few months would entail.

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