Marshall Retail Group (MRG) and InMotion, both WHSmith companies, have announced two new additions to the joint executive team with the appointment of Alysa Zawistowski as Senior Vice President of people (SVP of people) and Joshua Bellendir as Senior Vice President of information technology (SVP of IT) and chief information officer (CIO).
“Alysa and Joshua are both passionate leaders with over 20 years of experience in their respective fields,” said CEO of MRG and InMotion, Toby Keir.
“They both have the drive to bring innovation, new ideas and positive change to our fast-growing company.
“We are thrilled to welcome two new members to our team who I am confident will contribute dutifully to our ongoing success while upholding our corporate values.”
MRG and InMotion target ‘further innovation in the retail space’
Bellendir will be tasked with developing new ideas at MRG and InMotion that will lead to ‘further innovation in the retail space’ while leading the expanding IT team to deliver improved customer experiences.
Bellendir has gained years of experience as a senior leader in IT through his work with companies like Abercrombie & Fitch, Fast Retailing (Uniqlo, Theory, J Brand), Deloitte, SoftBank Robotics, and most recently, Woven Planet.
Zawistowski has held key roles at JPMorgan Chase and Interstate Batteries, and most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources for Arbonne International.
“With this experience, she will lead the People teams of both MRG and InMotion, effectively balancing big-picture thinking and strategic planning through various areas of human resources,” added MRG.
CEO of MRG and InMotion, Toby Keir spoke to Charlotte Turner exclusively in an interview earlier this year.