Three new Lead Acquisitions Managers join Co-op Food
The Co-op Food’s Property team has stepped up its recruitment drive, making three senior appointments to support its ambitious plans for growth in 2016 and beyond.
The new Lead Regional Acquisitions Managers – James Harrison, David McQuaker and Simon Finlay – join the Co-op’s 20-strong Acquisitions team, and will play a key role in delivering the business’s vision of opening around 100 new stores in 2016.
James will be covering central England, David will lead on Scotland and the north of England and Simon is focussing on the South. Together they have around 55 years’ experience in the retail property sector and have worked for some of the UK’s leading retail businesses, including William Hill, Morrisons and Tesco.
Simon Finlay(pictured) said:
Rob Bignold, Head of Acquisitions and New Store Development, said:
The Co-op is actively seeking freehold or leasehold sites of up to 10,000 square foot gross and businesses with net sales areas of over 1,500 square foot. In return, landlords, developers and agents can expect competitive rent and terms and a quick response.
To find out more about the team, visit our website.