Mark Aylwin, currently the supply chain and IT director of Musgrave-Budgens-Londis, is to become the chief executive of Blueheath in September 2006.
Mark has over twenty years trading, supply chain and logistics experience in the food industry, principally at Safeway where he was commercial director for non-foods and then supply chain director.
Douglas Gurr, the current chief executive and founder of Blueheath, is expected to step down 31 August 2006.
Colin Smith, chairman of Blueheath said: “We are delighted to welcome Mark to the company. His skills and experience will be a huge asset in executing and driving forward the group’s strategy.”
Blueheath is a wholesaler of groceries to convenience stores around the UK. The group sells and arranges the distribution of approximately 3,500 ambient, product lines to over 5,000 independent and multiple retail and leisure outlets within the UK.