Dominic Hall named President of SPAR International

June 17, 2024 IN THE CATEGORY: People

Dominic Hall, Joint Managing Director of James Hall & Co. Ltd in the United Kingdom, was elected President of SPAR International, the world’s largest voluntary retail food network.

This announcement was made at the 67th International SPAR Congress which was held in Malta on 21 and 22 May 2024. The annual Congress was attended by over 280 SPAR colleagues who came together to share best practices, renew ties, and build their network within the wider SPAR organisation.

Dominic Hall brings a wealth of experience with him to this new position. Having worked in the James Hall & Co. Ltd family business since 1999, Dominic represents the fifth generation of the Hall family. He has been a Board member of the SPAR UK Food Distributors Ltd since 2007, held the position of Chair of the National Guild of SPAR UK since 2011, and became a member of the Supervisory Board of SPAR International in 2017.

Speaking about his election, Dominic Hall said: “I am honoured and excited to take on the role as President of SPAR International. SPAR is an internationally renowned organisation and I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with the Board and SPAR country organisations to collectively grow and develop the SPAR brand.

“SPAR has a proud history of grocery retailing and as we move forward, I am committed to building on this legacy and drive growth. Together, we will continue to meet the evolving needs of our shoppers and make a positive impact on local communities around the world. I take this opportunity to thank my fellow Board members for their trust and this appointment.”

Source: SPAR International, SPAR UK

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The United Kingdom became a SPAR member in 1956 when SPAR International granted the SPAR licence to a group of independent wholesalers. There are five regional organisations in the UK, continually building the brand’s presence. A central office in London provides national marketing and buying services for the group. SPAR UK comprises independently owned, licensed, retailers and company-owned stores.

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