SPAR UK has announced the appointment of Yvonne Fennell to the role of Retail Development Manager.
She will take up her role on 3 October, tasked with developing the group’s business in line with group wide objectives. This will include working closely with SPAR’s service providers, such as PayPoint, The Post Office and Camelot.
Fennell joins SPAR from Camelot UK Lotteries where she held the position of Senior Customer Business Manager, leading the strategic direction of the convenience impulse channel, driving growth and returns to good causes across convenience customers including SPAR.
Ian Taylor, SPAR UK Head of Retail said: “Yvonne will play a crucial role in delivering our MORE Together strategy to existing and potential SPAR retailers. Her prior experience and wealth of knowledge within the industry dovetails perfectly with what SPAR is looking achieve long term.”
Fennell added: “Having worked with all the SPAR businesses for over 15 years I am thrilled to be taking up this opportunity in helping continue their success. 2017 will be another significant year in SPAR’s growth as the leading symbol group and I am looking forward to developing relationships with SPAR retailers and suppliers alike, to get as much from the ‘More Together’ strategy as possible.”