President & Patrons

Tesco Executive and Annual Report

Charles Wilson


Charles Wilson is a Non-Executive Director of Menzies Distribution. Charles was Chief Executive of Booker Group (the UK’s leading food wholesaler) until February 2021 having joined Booker in 2005 from Marks and Spencer Plc where he was a main board director. Prior to Marks and Spencer, he was a main board director of Arcadia Group plc. Charles was awarded the Sunday Times Business Person of the Year 2017.

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Lord Price CVO - Life Patron

Lord Price joined the John Lewis Partnership in 1982 and rose to Managing Director of Waitrose in 2007.

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Mike Coupe - Life Patron

Mike was Chief Executive of J Sainsbury plc from 2014 - 2020, having been on the Operating Board since 2001.


Paul Monk - Life Patron

Paul is Founder and Chairman of InVentaBrand Consulting, providing clients with strategic advice and identifying retail opportunities.