The Co-op has announced the appointment of Rachel Izzard as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Co-op Group Board.
Having held a number of senior leadership and CFO positions, including IFA Cargo, Aer Lingus, and most recently CFO at Manchester based retailer N Brown, Rachel will take up the position, from current Interim CFO Mike Hazell, when his term ends in June.
Commenting on the appointment Shirine Khoury-Haq, Co-op Group CEO said: “We’re delighted that Rachel is joining us at such an exciting time for our Co-op. We are all looking forward to welcoming her in June and her wealth of experience will enable us to continue to deliver our vision as a commercially successful co-operative.
“We’re grateful to Mike for the significant contribution he has made in strengthening the underlying financial position of our Co-op during his time here. He leaves with our very best wishes for the future and he will be greatly missed by his friends and colleagues at Co-op.”