BRADFORD, United Kingdom â€” Belinda Youngs, who most recently served as chief marketing officer of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys, was named director of own brands by William Morrison Supermarkets here, Morrisons said.
Youngs, a native of England, joined Sobeys in 2004 and was appointed as its CMO in 2007. She also served on the retailerâ€™s leadership committee. Youngs was credited with the development of Sobeysâ€™ well-regarded private brand program, as well as the companyâ€™s brand-development and strategic business planning functions. Morrisonsâ€™ chief executive, Dalton Phillips, was appointed last year after serving with Canadian grocer Loblaw.
Sobeys wasnâ€™t immediately available for comment.