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Retail appointments of the week

Metcash CEO to retire, successor announced Metcash chief executive Jeff Adams will retire early next year, and will be replaced by Doug Jones, current CEO and senior vice president of South African-based Massmart Wholesale. Adams had indicated to the Metcash board a desire to retire, which allowed the business to complete a global search for a successor. “On behalf of the board I would like to thank Jeff for his outstanding contribution to Metcash over the past four years,” said chairman Rob