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.

09:30-10:30

Opening plenary session

CEO, Ken Murphy will be speaking at IGD about his reflections and performance of the past year, his views on the core strengths of the business and the key areas of focus going forward.

Chief Product Officer, Ashwin Prasad, will present the Product strategy for the year and share what our priorities mean for suppliers across the key strategic pillars for Tesco.

Chaired by: Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Ken Murphy
CEO, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad
Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Simon Wainwright
Director of Global Insight, IGD

10:45-11:35

Plenary session

Chief Customer Officer, Alessandra Bellini will share our recent successes against our customer plan and introduce the key elements of our focus for the year ahead.

As our Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Tony Hoggett will focus on our growth plans for our Online channels.

Andrew Yaxley, in his new role as Booker CEO, will give an update on business performance and importantly look forward at remaining synergy opportunities + growth plans for 2021.

Chaired by: Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Alessandra Bellini
Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Tony Hoggett
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Tesco

Andrew Yaxley
CEO, Booker

Simon Wainwright
Director of Global Insight, IGD

11:45-12:30

Q&A with the Tesco Leadership Team

Put your questions in this live and interactive session, chaired by Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Ken Murphy
CEO, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad
Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Alessandra Bellini
Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Tony Hoggett
Chief Operating Officer, Tesco

Andrew Yaxley
CEO, Booker

Simon Wainwright
Director of Global Insight, IGD

13:15-14:45

Divisional Update - Fresh Food

Fresh Food Commercial Director Steph Wood and her team will lead the Fresh Food session. Starting with an update on last year's achievements and moving on to the team's focus for the year ahead, including sustainability, a renewed focus on improving quality and innovating to meet underserved meal occasions.

Chaired by: Ben Miller, Product Director, IGD

Stephanie Wood
Fresh Food and Commodities Commercial Director, Tesco

Ben Miller
Product Director, IGD

13:15-14:45

Divisional Update - Packaged Food

Packaged Commercial Director Kris Comerford and his team will lead the session will the Packaged Food update. The session will concentrate on strategy and how we can best work together in order to unlock growth opportunities, paying particular attention to value, availability, a drive for leading on innovation and range efficiency.

Chaired by: Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Kris Comerford
Packaged Food Commercial Director, Tesco

Simon Wainwright
Director of Global Insight, IGD

15:00-17:00

Networking

Pre-scheduled 1-2-1 meetings with the Tesco Buying Team
Explore the Virtual Exhibition to gain an insight in Tesco’s strategic priorities:

Tesco Incubator programme: See how entrepreneurial brands are helped to grow and develop into success stories that our customers love.

Sustainable Supplier Funding: A new way of approaching our funding program - offering our Supplier Partners affordable funding with preferential rates for achieving goals linked to Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Building a more inclusive Tesco: Explore how we are building diversity and inclusion capability throughout our business to enable more inclusive colleague and customer experience.

Our journey to net zero: By finding ways to feed our growing population more sustainably, we can improve our health and the environment. Tesco CEO, Ken Murphy presents our climate change manifesto and journey to net zero.

Wanted not Wasted: Partner with FareShare to fight food waste: Find out more about our partnership with Fareshare, our food redistribution schemes and how you too can donate your surplus.

Investing in technology for the future: Learn more about our online ambitions and how we are using cutting edge technology to serve our customers.

17:00

Close of Business Update

09:30-10:30

Opening plenary session

CEO, Ken Murphy will be speaking at IGD about his reflections and performance of the past year, his views on the core strengths of the business and the key areas of focus going forward.

Chief Product Officer, Ashwin Prasad, will present the Product strategy for the year and share what our priorities mean for suppliers across the key strategic pillars for Tesco.

Chaired by: Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Ken Murphy

CEO, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad

Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Simon Wainwright

Director of Global Insight, IGD

10:45-11:35

Plenary session

Chief Customer Officer, Alessandra Bellini will share our recent successes against our customer plan and introduce the key elements of our focus for the year ahead.

As our Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Tony Hoggett will focus on our growth plans for our Online channels.

Andrew Yaxley, in his new role as Booker CEO, will give an update on business performance and importantly look forward at remaining synergy opportunities + growth plans for 2021.

Chaired by: Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Alessandra Bellini

Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Tony Hoggett

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Tesco

Andrew Yaxley

CEO, Booker

Simon Wainwright

Director of Global Insight, IGD

11:45-12:30

Q&A with the Tesco Leadership Team

Put your questions in this live and interactive session, chaired by Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Ken Murphy

CEO, Tesco

Ashwin Prasad

Chief Product Officer, Tesco

Alessandra Bellini

Chief Customer Officer, Tesco

Tony Hoggett

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Tesco

Andrew Yaxley

CEO, Booker

Simon Wainwright

Director of Global Insight, IGD

13:15-14:45

Divisional Update - Fresh Food

Fresh Food Commercial Director Steph Wood and her team will lead the Fresh Food session. Starting with an update on last year's achievements and moving on to the team's focus for the year ahead, including sustainability, a renewed focus on improving quality and innovating to meet underserved meal occasions.

Chaired by: Ben Miller, Product Director, IGD

Stephanie Wood

Fresh Food and Commodities Commercial Director, Tesco

Ben Miller

Product Director, IGD

13:15-14:45

Divisional Update - Packaged Food

Packaged Commercial Director Kris Comerford and his team will lead the session will the Packaged Food update. The session will concentrate on strategy and how we can best work together in order to unlock growth opportunities, paying particular attention to value, availability, a drive for leading on innovation and range efficiency.

Chaired by: Simon Wainwright, Director of Global Insight, IGD

Kris Comerford

Packaged Food Commercial Director, Tesco

Simon Wainwright

Director of Global Insight, IGD

15:00-17:00

Networking

Pre-scheduled 1-2-1 meetings with the Tesco Buying Team
Explore the Virtual Exhibition to gain an insight in Tesco’s strategic priorities:

Tesco Incubator programme: See how entrepreneurial brands are helped to grow and develop into success stories that our customers love.

Sustainable Supplier Funding: A new way of approaching our funding program - offering our Supplier Partners affordable funding with preferential rates for achieving goals linked to Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Building a more inclusive Tesco: Explore how we are building diversity and inclusion capability throughout our business to enable more inclusive colleague and customer experience.

Our journey to net zero: By finding ways to feed our growing population more sustainably, we can improve our health and the environment. Tesco CEO, Ken Murphy presents our climate change manifesto and journey to net zero.

Wanted not Wasted: Partner with FareShare to fight food waste: Find out more about our partnership with Fareshare, our food redistribution schemes and how you too can donate your surplus.

Investing in technology for the future: Learn more about our online ambitions and how we are using cutting edge technology to serve our customers.

17:00

Close of Business Update

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