Conviviality appoints David Robinson

01 August, 2016

Conviviality Plc, the UK's leading independent wholesaler and alcohol distributor and franchised retail outlets, has appointed David Robinson to the board as managing director of Conviviality Retail.

Robinson joined the group on July 1 2016, having worked in the retail sector for more than 20 years, holding senior positions with a range of large organisations.

Robinson’s retail career started at Dixons Stores group where he held roles within commercial and product marketing before joining Homebase as a category manager.

In 2003 he moved to Argos and worked in a number of marketing and commercial roles before joining the Homebase executive board as commercial director in 2009. Robinson joined the Argos executive board as commercial director in 2011 and was most recently Argos’ chief operating officer.

Conviviality chairman David Adams said: “I am delighted to welcome David to our Board as managing director of Conviviality Retail. During his time with Argos, David was instrumental in the implementation of its strategic, operational and financial transformational plan and we look forward to benefiting from his significant retail experience.”

Keywords: retail, Conviviality

Digital Edition

Drinks International digital edition is available ahead of the printed magazine. Don’t miss out, make sure you subscribe today to access the digital edition and all archived editions of Drinks International as part of your subscription.


La'Mel Clarke

Service isn’t servitude: the skill of hosting

La’Mel Clarke, front of house at London’s Seed Library, looks at the forgotten art of hosting and why it deserves the same respect as bartending.