Snappy Group extends senior team

The Snappy Group has appointed Lisa Venter as Group Operations Director and Caroline MacGregor as Chief People Officer to help deliver its growth strategy over the next few years.

Venter will be leading the operations function across the group in order to streamline the growth efforts across all departments. She has experience in operational and growth marketing across technology businesses, including at Skyscanner. Prior to this, she held a variety of brand marketing roles across a wide range of start-ups before her tenure as chief operations officer at Hypergrowth, an EU-based agency specialising in advising start-ups.

MacGregor joins from Philip Morris International where she was Head of Enablement and Change within the Global Talent Acquisition team. She has strong experience within retail and FMCG businesses including The Co-op, Heineken, and Aegon.

At The Snappy Group, MacGregor will lead on creating a scalable people strategy to deliver the company’s ambitious growth plans with the creation of 400 new jobs over the next three years.

Mike Callachan, Chief Executive of The Snappy Group, said: “We are thrilled to have been able to attract Caroline and Lisa to the team. They bring a wealth of experience from highly established retail and technology businesses which will be invaluable as we continue to accelerate our growth plans.

“With our fundraise complete, we are well placed to compete in this fast changing market, and are progressing with our recruitment process at pace. On behalf of the whole business, I would like to welcome Caroline and Lisa and look forward to working with them.”