Appointment to new United Hardware division

United Hardware has announced the establishment of a new Store Operations Division. Former Musgraves retail operations advisor Jason Doherty – previously United Hardware’s Group Relations Manager – has been appointed Head of Store Operations, having previously carried out similar roles with Supervalu and Centra retailers respectively.

The new division will be responsible for the delivery of best practice retailing at store level, aiming to ensure consistency across its network of 130 stores.

Commenting on his appointment, Jason Doherty said: “I’m hugely excited about the benefits this new function will deliver to members and look forward to working closely with them.”

While stressing the need to avoid underestimating the size of the task ahead, Jason is nevertheless confident of implementing “a culture of support”, drawing on targeted information to help drive their stores.

Patrick Cassidy – CEO, United Hardware added: “We’re very fortunate to have someone of Jason’s calibre to head up this new division. The division is specifically designed to support, advise and assist all our members as we look to take their businesses to the next level, and forms part of a wider ambition to grow the business and enhance the services we provide.”