The John Lewis Partnership has said the boss of its Waitrose chain will leave and around 75 head office roles will be axed as part of a plan to bring its dep
John Lewis said Rob Collins, managing director of the Waitrose business, will leave the group in January next year after it made the decision to scrap separate management teams for its two divisions.
The overhaul means it will cut around 75 of its 225 senior management head office roles as part of moves that will save it around £100 million “over time”.
But John Lewis managing director Paula Nickolds will remain with the group, taking on the newly created role of executive director for brand.
The moves announced today are part of a plan to bring John Lewis and Waitrose under the same management team