Booker has announced that Mark Aylwin has been appointed as an executive director to its board.
Aylwin is the managing director of Booker Direct, Booker’s central delivery operation which covers national accounts.
He was previously chief executive officer of Blueheath which combined with Booker in the summer of 2007. He has over 20 years’ trading, supply chain and logistics experience in the food industry, principally at Safeway where he was commercial director for non-foods and the supply chain director.
Richard Rose, chairman of Booker, said: “Mark has done a great job developing our direct business and I’m delighted that he is now joining the group board.”
Aylwin said: “I am looking forward to the challenges ahead.
“Booker Direct continues to build a strong and diverse customer base which includes Marks amp; Spencer and Naafi and we have seen strong growth in a challenging market.”