Sainsbury’s appoints Group Chief Digital Officer
Clodagh Moriarty has been promoted to Sainsbury’s Operating Board as Group Chief Digital Officer.
In a statement issued yesterday (6 June), Sainsbury’s said Moriarty will “create and lead the Group’s digital strategy, ensuring customers experience an integrated and seamless digital experience across Sainsbury’s, Argos, Sainsbury’s Bank and Nectar”.
Moriaty has been at Sainsbury’s for eight years, most recently as Director of Online, running Sainsbury’s Groceries Online business. She has focused on growing online sales and profitability and driving customer innovation, including introducing same-day grocery delivery, one-hour grocery delivery in Chop Chop and SmartShop, which lets customers scan products themselves as they shop in stores.
Group Chief Executive, Mike Coupe, said: “The creation of the new Group Chief Digital Officer role demonstrates the importance we place in giving customers outstanding and seamless digital shopping experiences. Investment in this area is vital to our future success and I am confident that Clodagh has the expertise and leadership we need in this area.”
Clodagh Moriarty, Group Chief Digital Officer, said:“It’s a really exciting time to be working in retail and digital innovation is key to making our customers’ shopping experiences easier. I am supported by talented colleagues across the Group and see lots of opportunities to build on our existing platforms. I am delighted to be joining the Operating Board at such a pivotal time for our company.”