Anthony Hemmerdinger was appointed to Asda’s Executive Board in 2018 as Retail Director having joined the company in 2016 as Vice President, Retail South. He joined Asda from Greene King where he was Managing Director of its local pubs.

With over 20 years’ experience in senior retail roles, he began his career with Marks & Spencer where he worked for 17 years primarily in retail operations and business change functions.

Anthony also worked for Sainsbury’s, running stores in London and the South before moving to Carphone Warehouse as its UK Retail Director, responsible for all UK stores and UK and South African call centres.

He later returned to Sainsbury’s as Managing Director of its new business function, primarily focusing on telecoms.

Anthony lives in Yorkshire and outside of work he is a big fan of Arsenal and enjoys keeping fit.