Metcash appoints new Food CEO

Metcash has announced the appointment of Grant Ramage as CEO of the company’s food pillar following the resignation of Scott Marshall earlier this year.

Currently, Ramage is Executive General Manager Merchandise in Metcash’s food pillar and was previously State General Manager, Supermarkets, Western Australia, after joining Metcash in 2015.

Doug Jones, CEO of Metcash Group, said he is delighted to announce the appointment of Ramage, and he is uniquely positioned to take the CEO food role in its next era.

“His extensive experience and strong relationships, together with our proven structures, systems, and management team, ensure we have the right platform to continue the success of the Food pillar and its partners.”

Ramage has played a key role in in supporting the significant improvement in the competitiveness of the IGA network. As well as increasing value for shoppers, including competitive prices, Ramage helped navigate the recent supply chain issues, ensuring IGA remained well-stocked and able to serve its communities.

As State General Manager, Ramage delivered significant and sustained improvement in the state’s logistics operations and built the requisite resilience to help address increased competition, deregulation of trading hours, and recession.

Ramage will take control of the role on 1 May 2023.

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