ceo, Holland & Barrett
Peter Aldis is Chief Executive Officer of Holland & Barrett International Limited, a leading health food retailer with stores in the UK, Ireland, Holland, Belgium and Sweden, including the MET-Rx brand within the UK. Holland & Barrett also have 105 stores franchise stores in 11 territories, plus 417 shop in shop formats. Following a 10 year period in retail operations at Currys and ASDA, Peter joined Holland & Barrett in 1990 and held several positions in Retail Operations, Acquisitions, Property, Marketing and Buying. He became the Commercial Director of Holland & Barrett in 1998, following its acquisition by The Nature's Bounty Co. In 2003, he was named Managing Director, with the responsibility of overseeing the acquisitions of GNC and De Tuinen. He assumed the position of CEO in October 2008. Peter is responsible for developing the retail and online commercial strategies, new store development, and our international development strategy. Peter is President of the Health Foods Manufacturers Association, a Fellow of the Health Food Institute, and a Director of Leicester Tigers Rugby Club.