SPAR International has appointed Wouter Lefevere as the company’s new head of international buying.
Lefevere will handle the business’ newly launched Buying Better Together strategy. He will be responsible for leading a team focusing on collaboratively working with partners and suppliers in the areas of own brand development, warehouse & logistics, supplier partnerships and analysis & marketing.
“Buying better together internationally is a key pillar of the scope of services provided to our partners, and the appointment of Wouter signals our intention to further enhance this scope,” said Tobias Wasmuht, managing director, SPAR International. “Today we collaborate with our supplier partners on behalf of our SPAR partners in 44 countries across four continents.
“As a result we have a uniquely strong global network which, not only allows us to source better by leveraging our international scale, but also to provide extensive market access opportunities for our international suppliers.”