New appointment brings Hope to Unitas

Cheryl Hope

Unitas Wholesale has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Cheryl Hope to the newly created role of Director of Trading and Development, effective from June 2022.

Reporting to Commercial Director Aoife Kenny, Hope will be responsible for several strategic projects including the development of the Group’s new Out of Home Trading Strategy.

She brings with her a wealth of experience gained in senior roles across Retail and Foodservice in organisations such as Bako, Poundland, Iceland, Costcutter, the Co-op, and most recently as Head of Trading at AF Blakemore.

John Kinney, Managing Director of Unitas Wholesale, said “I am delighted to welcome Cheryl to Unitas at such an important time in our development as we continue to reshape Unitas to become a more member-centric organisation, that seeks to excel in every area we operate in.

“Cheryl will be an excellent addition to our business and has the skills and experience that we are looking for to develop our Out of Home offer for our members.”