Gerry Crawford Appointed Director Retail Operations
ARI has announced the appointment of Gerry Crawford as Director, Retail Operations.
In this new role, reporting to ARI Chief Executive, Jack MacGowan, Gerry will have responsibility for delivering enhanced and more consistent standards of retail excellence across ARI’s operations worldwide. ARI’s business units in North America and in China will also report directly to him in this role.
“This is a very significant appointment to ARI’s executive team,” said Jack MacGowan, “and we are fortunate to have someone of Gerry’s experience and track record of success in many international locations, to fill the role. Gerry will lead a comprehensive internal change programme, we call the ARI Way, that will enhance retail standards, drive greater consistency across our estate and deliver measurable value for the company and its stakeholders.”
Gerry Crawford joined ARI in 1994 and has worked in senior retail management roles in Dubai, Pakistan, Russia, Cyrprus, Lebanon, Bahrain and Egypt. His most recent role has been as Head of Retail Strategy and Concessions with ARI Ireland.