Roger Burnley started his retail career as a graduate at B&Q, holding a number of roles across retail management, buying and logistics, before moving to Asda where he became Director of Supply.
He then moved to Matalan as its Supply Chain Director, before being appointed Supply Chain Director at Sainsbury's in 2006. He spent the next 10 years in a number of board positions including Retail and Logistics Director, Managing Director of General Merchandise, Clothing and Logistics, and most recently Retail and Operations Director.
The 51-year-old, who lives in Yorkshire with his wife and two children, took on the role as Chief Executive Officer and President in January 2018, after his returned to Asda in October 2016 as Chief Operations Officer and Deputy Chief Executive.
A keen cyclist, runner, snowboarder, sailor and fly fisher, Roger is also a lifelong Huddersfield Town fan and sits as a non-executive director on the board. He has also served on the Board of Transport for London, on the CF Trust Fundraising Board.