Sainsbury’s boss to run Home Retail
John Rogers will succeed John Walden as chief executive of Home Retail Group under new owner J Sainsbury. Rogers, 47, who joined the company in 2005, serves as chief financial officer at Sainsbury’s and as a non-executive director at Travis Perkins. He was previously group finance director at Hanover Acceptances.
Geoff Cooper will succeed Richard Rose as chairman of online white goods retailer AO World in July. Cooper, 62, served as chief executive of Travis Perkins from 2005 until 2014, and as a non-executive director at home furnishings chain Dunelm for 11 years. He serves as chairman of Card Factory