Simon Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of Sainsbury’s, has been appointed as the new President of IGD by its Board of Trustees.
Simon, who is already a highly active member of IGD’s CEO Forum, will take over the IGD Presidency from Jason Tarry on 1st March 2024.
Simon Roberts said: “On behalf of the UK grocery industry, we thank Jason Tarry for his leadership in driving forward such an important agenda. IGD has a vital role to play in bringing the industry together to tackle the big issues we face and in helping us work towards creating a more resilient and sustainable food system for everybody.
“We can only achieve impactful change through collaboration and partnership across our industry and I’m excited about working with Sarah and all the members of the IGD to find innovative solutions which will make a genuine difference for all our colleagues, customers, suppliers and partners.”