Argos confirms Mike Sackman as IS director

High street and direct mixed merchandise retailer Argos has confirmed it has appointed Mike Sackman to the position of information systems director from 16 April 2012. He will report to Peter Connor, information services director for Home Retail Group, and will be a member of the Argos executive team.

Mike joins Argos from casual dining specialist Mitchells & Butlers, where as the IS and Change Director, he has been instrumental in driving the business forward through technological solutions for 1,600 pubs and restaurants.

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Previously, Mike has held senior roles in retail businesses Kingfisher and Safeway Stores.

Peter Connor, Information Services Director for Home Retail Group, said in a statement: "We look forward to welcoming Mike to Home Retail Group. His considerable IT and retail experience will be critical as he shapes and drives Argos' information services agenda, to help deliver the wider Argos business plans."