Scotfresh boss makes his mark

Scotfresh MD Mark Steven and chairman Shaun Marwaha.
Scotfresh MD Mark Steven and chairman Shaun Marwaha

CONVENIENCE store chain Scotfresh has appointed experienced industry executive Mark Steven as its new managing director.

Steven brings a wealth of experience to the role having held senior positions with Scottish multi-site operators Botterills and KeyStore as well as Oracle and Point Four.

Company chairman Shaun Marwaha said: “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Mark to the Scotfresh family. He has nearly 25 years’ experience in convenience retailing and an outstanding track record focused around customer service, innovation and technology which makes him ideally placed to drive our business forward.”

Steven said: “Scotfresh has built up an excellent reputation in the industry and is a recognised brand with significant customer loyalty and strong relationships with suppliers.

“The business is scaling up with new store openings in the pipeline, further development of the OOR Kitchen food-to-go concept and ongoing efforts to improve efficiencies in a fiercely competitive convenience retail sector – this is an exciting and crucial phase of Scotfresh’s growth and I’m looking forward to working with Shaun and the rest of the team to build on the excellent foundations already in place.”