Tesco has restructured its executive management team with CEO Dave Lewis taking over day to day operations in the UK on a temporary basis. Strategic changes, effective 1 January 2015, include:

  • Jill Easterbrook, currently Chief Customer Officer, has been appointed to lead the Business Transformation Programme.
  • Benny Higgins will take on responsibility for group strategy in addition to leading Tesco Bank.
  • Robin Terrell, currently Head of Online operations, will now be Tesco's Head of Customer.
  • Jason Tarry, formerly Head of Clothing, has been appointed Head of Commercial for the UK and the Group.

As a result of the structural changes, Tesco will relieve Chief Creative Officer, Matt Atkinson and Group Business Planning and Strategy Director, David Hobbs of their duties.