Lionel Desclée holds the position of Group CEO of The Very Group. He previously spent three years as president and CEO of Walmart in Japan, where he led a 35,000-strong team at Seiyu, the Japanese supermarket business with a significant food, non-food, and online presence through a joint venture with Rakuten.
Lionel Desclée joined The Very Group in 2022. Before joining Walmart, Lionel spent three years as president and Chief Executive Officer of omnichannel retailer Tom & Co, which operates 180 pet care stores in continental Europe as well as an online presence.
CEO contact information
|CEO Full Name
|The Very Group
|CEO Email Address
|Speke, Liverpool, United Kingdom
The Very Group Executive team
- Sean Hallows – Chief operating officer
- Tommy Jordan – Financial services CEO
- Nick McBrien – Chief risk and legal officer
- Sarah Willett – Chief people officer
|Robbie Feather – Managing director, retail
|Ben Fletcher – Chief finance & transformation officer
|Dave Lafferty – Media relations manager
|Edward Fry – Investor relations manager
|Carly Bilsbrough – Senior Manager
|Dave Lafferty – Head of external communications and investor relations
|Ashley Muldoon – External communications manager
|Kirsty Shaw – PR manager (Very.co.uk)
|Karen Fitzpatrick – PR and sponsorship manager
The Very Group is a multi-brand online retailer and financial services provider in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was established in 2005 as a result of the merger of the former Littlewoods and Shop Direct companies, the retailer was known as Littlewoods Shop Direct Group until a corporate rebranding to Shop Direct Group in 2008.
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