// Holland & Barrett hires M&S product director as global product director
// April Preston joins H&B as it continues to transform its product and services offering
Holland & Barrett has appointed Marks & Spencer’s product director as its global product director.
April Preston joins the health and beauty retailer as it continues to transform its product and services offering.
She spent the past three years at M&S, leading the transformation of the retailer’s food range.
Holland & Barrett chief commercial officer, Alex Dower said: “I am delighted to have April onboard, this is a real coup for Holland & Barrett as we believe somebody of April’s extensive experience will prove pivotal in enhancing our transformation strategy; a vision of helping 100m customers globally achieve their health and wellness goals.”
Preston said: “Once in a blue moon, if you’re lucky, the perfect job comes along. This role ticked so many boxes for me as it allows me to work on a global scale, play a part in a company’s transformation and help our customers to improve their health and wellness through delicious food and a more holistic personal approach, which is something I care deeply about.
“I am so excited to get stuck into my new role at Holland & Barrett and work to create ranges and products that ensure we become the world’s leading retailer of great quality, delicious and nutritious food, and natural beauty.”