Gander Limited, the ground-breaking technology platform that is revolutionising food waste reduction and transforming consumer spending habits, has announced the appointment of former Asda CEO, Andy Clarke as a Non-Executive Director.
Andy brings extensive experience gained in the food and retail sector, including five years spent as President and Chief Executive Officer of Asda, along with key roles held at Morrisons, Matalan, and Iceland. Andy also brings strong expertise in developing multi-brand retail businesses, along with experience of waste reduction and recycling, gained within the retail sector.
His appointment to Gander’s board marks a pivotal moment in the company’s journey, as it prepares to embark on an ambitious growth phase and seeks to realise its vision of creating a better world through collaborative action and disruptive innovation.
Commenting on the revolutionary potential of Gander, Andy Clarke says, “With soaring food prices and a widespread cost of living crisis, the Gander platform presents a strong opportunity for shoppers to revolutionise their regular food bills. It also helps retailers to substantially reduce food waste and financial losses.
“I’m looking forward to making a contribution to the business.”
Gander has set its sights on the prestigious Earthshot Prize, having received nominations from esteemed sustainability giants, WRAP, the internationally acclaimed climate action NGO, and Cranfield University, which is renowned for its ground-breaking CleanTech advancements. This recognition solidifies Gander’s position as a world-first, award-winning platform that empowers consumers and tackles food waste head-on.
Mike Osborne, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Gander expresses his enthusiasm about the strategic appointment, “We couldn’t be more excited about Andy Clarke’s arrival and its potential for Gander.
“His unwavering commitment to waste reduction and recycling within the food retailing industry is unparalleled. With his extensive business acumen and profound industry knowledge, we are confident that he will help supercharge Gander’s ambitious growth plans.
“At Gander, we want to reshape consumer behaviour, revolutionise the fight against food waste, and lead the charge towards a better, more sustainable world.”
Gander’s innovative approach to food waste prevention, revenue generation, and real-time analytics is revolutionising how retailers and consumers combat food waste.
By using its proprietary Ganderlytics analytics platform, retailers can access accurate reporting to streamline their waste strategy and compliance. The Gander platform also connects motivated shoppers with reduced-price food, helping to save money and protect the environment.
To find out more about Gander, go to: https://www.gander.co