By Ian Walker

 

Ocado Group PLC said Wednesday that Hannah Gibson has been appointed chief executive of Ocado Retail, its 50:50 joint venture with Marks & Spencer Group PLC.

The online grocer and retail-technology specialist said that Ms. Gibson has spent more than 10 years with the group. She is currently chief product officer for Ocado Technology.

"Ocado Retail has big ambitions and, with its foundations now firmly in place, is well-prepared for faster growth in the years to come," Ocado Retail Chairman Tim Steiner said.

M&S Chief Executive Stuart Machin added that Ms. Gibson's experience makes her the ideal candidate to lead the partnership into the next phase of growth.

 

Write to Ian Walker at ian.walker@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 07, 2022 07:27 ET (11:27 GMT)

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