M&S poaches Morrisons food exec

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has poached a senior director at Morrisons to head up operations of its Simply Food stores.

Christopher Taylor was Morrisons' business development director, with responsibity for driving Morrisons' expansion into the convenience store market. He will join M&S in May.

Marks & Spencer said: “We’re delighted to confirm that Christopher Taylor is joining Marks & Spencer as director of Simply Food, franchise and hospitality.”

There have been a number of high-profile appointments at M&S since Morrisons boss Marc Bolland defected to beome M&S' chief executive in May last year.


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