Exclusive: The Post Office poaches longstanding B&M exec to helm retail arm

Exterior of Post Office branch in London

The Post Office has named B&M’s UK operations director Martin Roberts as its new chief retail officer, Retail Week can reveal.

Roberts will now take overall responsibility for the Post Office’s network of 11,500 branches across the UK and will work with the organisation’s postmasters and strategic partners in the running of its franchise businesses.

He will also oversee the Post Office’s streamlined cash distribution operation across the UK, with more than £3bn in cash distributed each month at its branches.

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