Waitrose welcomes spirits buyer

20 November, 2007

Waitrose has appointed a new spirits buyer - Michael Simpson-Jones. The

current spirits buyer, Giles Fisher, is now central buyer for beers, spirits & tobacco. Simpson-Jones has 12 years’ retail buying experience, including two years with Waitrose, five years with Sainsbury’s and five with Marks & Spencer.

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