Tesco has restructured its executive management team with CEO Dave Lewis taking over day to day operations in the UK on a temporary basis. Strategic changes, effective 1 January 2015, include:
- Jill Easterbrook, currently Chief Customer Officer, has been appointed to lead the Business Transformation Programme.
- Benny Higgins will take on responsibility for group strategy in addition to leading Tesco Bank.
- Robin Terrell, currently Head of Online operations, will now be Tesco's Head of Customer.
- Jason Tarry, formerly Head of Clothing, has been appointed Head of Commercial for the UK and the Group.
As a result of the structural changes, Tesco will relieve Chief Creative Officer, Matt Atkinson and Group Business Planning and Strategy Director, David Hobbs of their duties.