Programme

Please note the time zone for the programme is British Summer Time (BST) and will be subject to possible change up to the event date. Please note the day has been split into two distinct halves and to make the best use of time, attendees only need to participate in one session.

Fresh Session

Registration Open, Breakfast & Networking

09:15

IGD Business Briefing

UK households are coming under increasing economic pressure and there is no clear end in sight. James and Rhian will discuss the latest changes and how shoppers have responded. They will also showcase IGD’s latest market forecasts for retail and eating out.

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD

James Walton
Chief Economist, IGD

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

Rhian Thomas
Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

10:00

Leadership Update followed by Q&A

Ken Murphy, Group CEO , Tesco

Ken Murphy
Group CEO, Tesco

Speaking for the first time in person at an IGD event, our Group CEO Ken Murphy will share his reflections  on the business and our core purpose.

He will focus on our full year results and the outlook for the coming year as well as introduce our new core purpose to serve our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day.

Alessandra Bellini, Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Alessandra Bellini
Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Following this, our Chief Customer Officer, Alessandra Bellini will explore what is important to our customers.

Ashwin Prasad, Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad
Group Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad Group Chief Product Officer, will then lay out our new priorities and share where there is opportunity for growth and innovation working together with Tesco.

Ashwin will elaborate on how the core purpose affects the Product plan at Tesco. He will then introduce the 4 key drivers that underpin the new strategy, what each of them mean for us and how we can identify opportunities for partnership:

  1. Magnetic value for customers
  2. I love my Tesco Clubcard
  3. Easily the most convenient
  4. Save to invest

12:00

Lunch and networking

We have developed a food menu to showcase some of our favourite initiatives and brands. Following the event any surplus food will be distributed to Fare Share.

13:00

Fresh session followed by Q&A

Dominic Morrey, Commercial Director for the Fresh Division, Tesco

Dominic Morrey
Commercial Director for the Fresh Division, Tesco

Commercial Director for the Fresh Division, Dominic Morrey will describe how the new core purpose and strategic drivers will reinforce the Product plans for our Fresh division. Dominic will present how we can work together moving forward to create strong partnerships and best serve our customers communities and planet a little better every day.

Dominic will be joined in this session by Breige Donaghy - Product Director, Emmanuelle Lerges - Food Technical Director, Trudy Wilson - Head of Fresh Food Supplier Ordering, James Waddy - Category Director Bakery, Dairy and Local, Tom Lye - Prepared Food Category Director and Richard Wood - MFP Category Director.

14:30

Close of Fresh session

Packaged Session

11:30

Registration Open, Refreshments and Networking

12:00

IGD Business Briefing

UK households are coming under increasing economic pressure and there is no clear end in sight. James and Rhian will discuss the latest changes and how shoppers have responded. They will also showcase IGD’s latest market forecasts for retail and eating out.

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD

James Walton
Chief Economist, IGD

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

Rhian Thomas
Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

12:30

Lunch and networking

We have developed a food menu to showcase some of our favourite initiatives and brands. Following the event any surplus food will be distributed to Fare Share.

13:30

Leadership Update & Q&A

Ken Murphy, Group CEO , Tesco

Ken Murphy
Group CEO, Tesco

Speaking for the first time in person at an IGD event, our Group CEO Ken Murphy will share his reflections  on the business and our core purpose.

He will focus on our full year results and the outlook for the coming year as well as introduce our new core purpose to serve our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day.

Alessandra Bellini, Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Alessandra Bellini
Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Following this, our Chief Customer Officer, Alessandra Bellini will explore what is important to our customers.

Ashwin Prasad, Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad
Group Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad Group Chief Product Officer, will then lay out our new priorities and share where there is opportunity for growth and innovation working together with Tesco.

Ashwin will elaborate on how the core purpose affects the Product plan at Tesco. He will then introduce the 4 key drivers that underpin the new strategy, what each of them mean for us and how we can identify opportunities for partnership:

  1. Magnetic value for customers
  2. I love my Tesco Clubcard
  3. Easily the most convenient
  4. Save to invest

15:30

Refreshments

16:00

Packaged session followed by Q&A

Gordon Gafa, Commercial Director for the Packaged Division, Tesco

Gordon Gafa
Commercial Director for the Packaged Division, Tesco

Commercial Director for the Packaged Division, Gordon Gafa, will describe how the new core purpose and strategic drivers will reinforce the Product plans for our Packaged division. Gordon will present how we can work together moving forward to create strong partnerships and best serve our customers communities and planet a little better every day.

Gordon will be joined in this session Victoria Randle - Head of Insight Packaged and Own Brand (Non-Food), James Ashwell - Strategy & Trade Director, David Beardmore - Impulse Category Director, Nicola Robinson - Health, Beauty and Wellness Category Director and Phil Banks, Household, Pet, Fuel and Tobacco Category Director.

17:30

Close of Packaged session

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Fresh Session

08:30

Registration Open, Breakfast & Networking

09:15

IGD Business Briefing

UK households are coming under increasing economic pressure and there is no clear end in sight. James and Rhian will discuss the latest changes and how shoppers have responded. They will also showcase IGD’s latest market forecasts for retail and eating out.

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD James Walton

Chief Economist, IGD

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD Rhian Thomas

Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

10:00

Leadership Update followed by Q&A

Ken Murphy, Group CEO , Tesco Ken Murphy

Group CEO, Tesco

Speaking for the first time in person at an IGD event, our Group CEO Ken Murphy will share his reflections  on the business and our core purpose.

He will focus on our full year results and the outlook for the coming year as well as introduce our new core purpose to serve our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day.

Alessandra Bellini, Chief Customer Officer, Tesco Alessandra Bellini

Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Following this, our Chief Customer Officer, Alessandra Bellini will explore what is important to our customers.

Ashwin Prasad, Chief Product Officer, TescoAshwin Prasad

Group Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad Group Chief Product Officer, will then lay out our new priorities and share where there is opportunity for growth and innovation working together with Tesco.

Ashwin will elaborate on how the core purpose affects the Product plan at Tesco. He will then introduce the 4 key drivers that underpin the new strategy, what each of them mean for us and how we can identify opportunities for partnership:

  1. Magnetic value for customers
  2. I love my Tesco Clubcard
  3. Easily the most convenient
  4. Save to invest

12:00

Lunch and networking

We have developed a food menu to showcase some of our favourite initiatives and brands. Following the event any surplus food will be distributed to Fare Share.

13:00

Fresh session followed by Q&A

Dominic Morrey, Commercial Director for the Fresh Division, Tesco Dominic Morrey

Commercial Director for the Fresh Division, Tesco

Commercial Director for the Fresh Division, Dominic Morrey will describe how the new core purpose and strategic drivers will reinforce the Product plans for our Fresh division. Dominic will present how we can work together moving forward to create strong partnerships and best serve our customers communities and planet a little better every day.

Dominic will be joined in this session by Breige Donaghy - Product Director, Emmanuelle Lerges - Food Technical Director, Trudy Wilson - Head of Fresh Food Supplier Ordering, James Waddy - Category Director Bakery, Dairy and Local, Tom Lye - Prepared Food Category Director and Richard Wood - MFP Category Director.

14:30

Close of Fresh session

Packaged Session

11:30

Registration Open, Refreshments and Networking

12:00

IGD Business Briefing

UK households are coming under increasing economic pressure and there is no clear end in sight. James and Rhian will discuss the latest changes and how shoppers have responded. They will also showcase IGD’s latest market forecasts for retail and eating out.

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD James Walton

Chief Economist, IGD

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD Rhian Thomas

Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

12:30

Lunch and networking

We have developed a food menu to showcase some of our favourite initiatives and brands. Following the event any surplus food will be distributed to Fare Share.

13:30

Leadership Update & Q&A

Ken Murphy, Group CEO , Tesco Ken Murphy

Group CEO, Tesco

Speaking for the first time in person at an IGD event, our Group CEO Ken Murphy will share his reflections  on the business and our core purpose.

He will focus on our full year results and the outlook for the coming year as well as introduce our new core purpose to serve our customers, communities, and planet a little better every day.

Alessandra Bellini, Chief Customer Officer, Tesco Alessandra Bellini

Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Following this, our Chief Customer Officer, Alessandra Bellini will explore what is important to our customers.

Ashwin Prasad, Chief Product Officer, TescoAshwin Prasad

Group Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad Group Chief Product Officer, will then lay out our new priorities and share where there is opportunity for growth and innovation working together with Tesco.

Ashwin will elaborate on how the core purpose affects the Product plan at Tesco. He will then introduce the 4 key drivers that underpin the new strategy, what each of them mean for us and how we can identify opportunities for partnership:

  1. Magnetic value for customers
  2. I love my Tesco Clubcard
  3. Easily the most convenient
  4. Save to invest

15:30

Refreshments

16:00

Packaged session followed by Q&A

Gordon Gafa, Commercial Director for the Packaged Division, Tesco Gordon Gafa

Commercial Director for the Packaged Division, Tesco

Commercial Director for the Packaged Division, Gordon Gafa, will describe how the new core purpose and strategic drivers will reinforce the Product plans for our Packaged division. Gordon will present how we can work together moving forward to create strong partnerships and best serve our customers communities and planet a little better every day.

Gordon will be joined in this session Victoria Randle - Head of Insight Packaged and Own Brand (Non-Food), James Ashwell - Strategy & Trade Director, David Beardmore - Impulse Category Director, Nicola Robinson - Health, Beauty and Wellness Category Director and Phil Banks, Household, Pet, Fuel and Tobacco Category Director.

17:30

Close of Packaged session

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