Unitas appoints Cheryl Hope as director of trading & development

Unitas Wholesale has appointed Cheryl Hope to the newly-created role of director of trading & development. She will join the group in June.

Hope is currently head of trading (foodservice) at AF Blakemore & Son and she has also previously worked for Bako, Poundland, Iceland, Costcutter and the Co-op.

Reporting to commercial director Aoife Kenny – who also joins Unitas from Blakemore – Hope will be responsible for a number of strategic projects including the development of the group’s new out-of-home trading strategy.

John Kinney, managing director of Unitas, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Cheryl to Unitas at such an important time in our development as we continue to re-shape Unitas to become a more member-centric organisation that seeks to excel in every area we operate in.

“Cheryl will be an excellent addition to our business and has the skills and experience that we are looking for to develop our out-of-home offer for our members.”


Published Date: March 9, 2022
Category: Wholesale Industry News