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CJ Lang and Son Ltd, the SPAR wholesaler in Scotland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Collins as Trading Director (Designate).

Collins joins CJ Lang from HubPix where he held the role of Brand Director working with branded suppliers to the convenience sector improving in-store execution of marketing collateral such as FSDUs.

Prior to this he held senior positions at Ramsden International and Costcutter Supermarkets Group.

On his appointment, Colin McLean CEO at CJ Lang said: “Richard will be a great addition to our operating team at SPAR Scotland. He brings with him valuable trading experience which will complement our strategy for growth in Scotland.”

Collins’ career spans 43 years in the convenience sector, including four years where he worked in Russia as COO of a family owned supermarket group.

Richard Collins added: “I’m delighted to take this role with CJ Lang and Son Ltd. It comes at an exciting point with CJ Lang’s obvious ambitions for growth within the convenience and wholesale market in Scotland.”

Collins will report to David Lamb Trading Director.