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Morrisons has declined to sign a new one-year deal with ITV pair Ant and Dec

by on March 17, 2015

Morrisons advertising, through DLKW Lowe, has been fronted recently by popular ITV pair Ant and Dec (Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, below and not doing very much, to be honest). But they’re reported to be out as Morrisons has declined to sign a new one-year deal.

There are two new brooms in charge at Morrisons – chairman Andrew Higginson and CEO David Potts, both old Tesco hands – with a ‘new’ strategy of taking the northern-based supermarket chain back to what it used to be, a reliable and low cost purveyor of fresh meat, fish and vegetables.

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Movers and Groovers : Morrisons has named David Potts as its new CEO

by on February 25, 2015

Morrisons has named former Tesco director David Potts as its new chief executive.

Mr Potts, who started his Tesco career at age 16 and rose to become retail director in the UK and chief executive of its Irish businesses, will take the helm on 16 March.

He takes over from Dalton Philips, who said in January he would leave the troubled supermarket after five years in charge.

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