Florian P.

Grocery Retail | Fresh Produce | FMCG | Business Coordination

United Kingdom

Experienced international senior leader drawing on a versatile professional and academic background across retail, digital/eCommerce, consumer and wholesale sectors within Food, Health & Beauty, Gener...see more

  • Retail & Ecommerce


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Group Director - Global Business Coordination

Aldi UK
2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present
• Establishment of global Media Buying team as part of a group wide trial to centralise functions and deliver multi-million $ cost savings • Establishment of global Customer Insights te...see more

Director - Global Business Coordination

Aldi UK
5 years
Aug 2015 - Oct 2020
• Global lead in implementation, design and development of overarching Customer Experience strategy and vision for the ALDI South global organisation (7,000+ stores across EMEA, USA, Au...see more

Buying Director - Produce

Aldi UK
2 years
Mar 2013 - Jul 2015
• Produce Category responsibility, delivering annual sales of £1b across ALDI UK and Ireland • Full direct category responsibility for whole and prepared Salads, Tomatoes, Exotic Fruits...see more

Senior Buyer - Non Foods and Grey Purchasing

Iceland Foods
2 years
May 2011 - Mar 2013
• Sole category responsibility across Household, Detergents, Health & Beauty, Paper, Seasonal and Pet Food • Company-wide responsibility for Grey market purchasing across all categorie...see more

Senior Food Assortment Manager / Buyer

Lidl UK GmbH
7 months
Oct 2010 - May 2011
• Full category responsibility across own-label grocery (Herbs & Spices, Sauces & Condiments, Cereals & Wholefoods, Eggs) and alcohol (Beer, Wine & Spirits) ranges, delivering double-di...see more

Food Assortment Manager / Buyer

Lidl UK GmbH
2 years
Oct 2008 - Sep 2010
• Twelve-month secondment to LIDL Germany Headquarters with commercial responsibility for group-wide sourcing of own-label grocery (sweets / canned vegetables) and alcohol (wine / spiri...see more


Unique Business Support
1 year
Aug 2006 - Sep 2007
Part time work during undergraduate studies as the Director/Founder of a small scale UK-Germany IT hardware trading company overseeing all operational and strategic aspects from sales l...see more

Service Sales Specialist - Internship

1 year
Aug 2005 - Aug 2006
Full time internship as Service Sales Specialist for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Africa overseeing key account customers and growing sales revenue while meeting and exceedin...see more

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  • Retail & Ecommerce