eXPD8 Managing Director

Clare Hill joins eXPD8 as Managing Director

eXPD8’s new Managing Director, Clare Hill joins the business to drive the ambitious growth plan for the company over the coming years.

Clare joins at an exciting time as we focus on our future growth and further investment in our people and infrastructure, to ensure that we are ‘Fit for the Future’.   As the retail landscape and the direct-to-consumer relationship continues to evolve at pace, we are developing our service offerings to remain agile and focused on delivering dedicated, localised resource for our clients.   

Clare brings a wealth of experience of leading large Sales teams, in several world-class blue chip FMCG organisations across multiple channels including Convenience, Grocery, Wholesale, Health & Fitness, Foodservice, On Trade, Forecourts, Pharmacy and Export. 

Clare will lead the business assuming responsibility for day-to-day operations and will focus on expanding eXPD8’s existing business in particular presence in the Grocery and Cosmetics categories.  Business owners, Mark Thurgood and Peter Bailey will concentrate their energies on the wider aspirations of the business, partnerships, and strategic growth opportunities.

In her first few weeks, Clare will be actively making contact with all of our clients and partners to introduce herself and further understand their current challenges and goals.

Clare Hill, says, “I am delighted to be joining eXPD8 and leading the business during what promises to be an exciting future. The eXPD8 dedicated local resource business model is the unique selling point that propelled me to join the business; providing exceptional levels of agility and customer centricity in a fast paced and ever-changing world, which has never been so important as clients emerge from and adapt to the pandemic.

Passionate about growing brands, driving sales and building long term partnerships, we will continue to develop our customer value proposition, invest in our people and drive efficiencies. People are at the heart of eXPD8 and of great importance to me. With a culture that is energetic and dynamic I am extremely proud to be leading this fantastic team and I look forward to taking the next step together as we embark on ambitious future growth plans”.

Mark Thurgood says, We’re delighted to have Clare onboard, marking the next step in the evolution of the business and our desire to become the recognised preferred provider of retail support service across the FMCG sector.  We’re looking forward to the experience and benefit that someone with her expertise will bring”.