C J Lang makes double board appointment

Scottish wholesaler C J Lang has appointed Louise Rogers and Sonya Harper to its executive board.

Rogers joined the Spar wholesaler in June as the new HR director, taking over from John Connolly who retires in July following 15 years at the business. Meanwhile, Harper, who joined the company as head of central operations & process improvement in 2019, has been promoted to central operations director.

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Colin McLean, chief executive of C J Lang, said: “I congratulate both Louise and Sonya on their appointments. The Spar convenience business in Scotland has transformed over the past few years and I look forward to welcoming them to the board and seeing the positive changes and direction they will bring to the business.

“I would like to thank John Connolly for his commitment and the integral role he has played in the C J Lang business over the last fifteen years. On behalf of the Shareholders and the Board of C J Lang, I congratulate him on his well-earned, upcoming retirement,” he added.

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Paul Hill
Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. Paul can be found on Twitter on @BW_PaulHill, or can be contacted via paul.hill@newtrade.co.uk and 020 7689 3376.


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