C-store group strengthens team with appointments
Convenience store group MBL has appointed two new members to its senior management within its supply chain team.

Peter Hutchison has taken on the role of fresh controller at Musgrave, Budgens, Londis group and joins from Morrisons. Andrew Robertson has been appointed network controller and comes with experience of developing extensive delivery networks for Safeway. He will manage the integration of the Budgens and Londis distribution networks, creating a single system serving both brands.

MBL's business incorporates 2,050 Londis stores, 82 Budgens independents and 130 Budgens corporate stores, all supplied from four depots: South Elmsall, Andover, Thamesmead and Wellingborough.

'The new appointments represent a significant strengthening of our supply chain senior management team,' said MBL supply chain director Mark Aylwin. 'Peter and Andrew will play a vital role in our development of an industry-leading supply chain that supports our position as the number one supporter of the independent retailer.'