New chief for Clydebank

CLYDEBANK Co-operative has appointed its first female chief executive as it restructures its retail operation and builds its funeral business.

xFiona McInnes CE Clydebank Co-op April 2015Fiona McInnes, who has been deputy chief executive since 2011, was made acting chief executive after the departure last year of her predecessor Robert Sider.

The group has five c-stores – at Faifley, Dalmuir, Parkhall, Kilbowie in Clydebank and Great Western Road, Glasgow – supplied by the delivered wholesaler JW Filshill.

McInnes said: “Clydebank Co-operative is returning to its core values of providing the communities in which we operate with the goods and services they want at affordable prices, and excellent customer service.

“Our food stores are performing well and sales are up. We continue to work closely with Filshill to make our ranging more relevant to the needs of today’s shoppers and the locations of our stores. It’s a very successful partnership.”