Interview with Jo Whitfield, Chief Executive - Food at The Co-op

Following our CEO conversation with Jo we asked her:

  • How important is it for you to recruit a workforce that reflects the increasing diversity in our society?
  • What is the bravest thing you have done as a leader in your career/ since you joined the Coop?
  • You are the first woman CEO of a major food retailer, have won the Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year Award, and set up the “Grocery Girls” network to encourage more women leaders in the grocery industry …. Why are you passionate about promoting Women in Business and how will the Grocery Girls network help young aspiring talent?