Deliveroo appoints former M&S and Tesco exec as CFO

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Deliveroo has appointed a new chief financial officer Scilla Grimble who id due to join the company and its board “no later than June 2023”.

The delivery company’s current CFO Adam Miller will step down from the role on 17 September 2022, to allow for interim David Hancock to fill the position alongside his duties of VP investor relations until June next year.

Miller joined the company in 2019 and guided operations through the Covid-19 pandemic and oversaw its general high-profile flotation.

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“It has been a privilege to work for Deliveroo. Now is the right time for change, both for me and Deliveroo. I am proud of everything that Deliveroo has achieved over the past few years,” Miller said.

Prior to her appointment, Grimble served as the CFO at MoneySupermarket since 2019.

However, she also holds  wealth of retail experience serving as interim CFO in Marks and Spencer as well as senior finance and leadership roles at Tesco.

Before Tesco, Grimble spent 10 years at UBS where she was managing director and head of consumer and retail investment banking at EMEA.

“I am delighted to welcome Scilla to Deliveroo and the board is confident that her highly relevant skills and experience will help us to take advantage of the significant opportunities before us and will be invaluable as we continue to build our business,” Deliveroo chair Claudia Arney said.

“The board thanks Adam for all he has done for Deliveroo during his time here, from helping guide the business as VP of strategy to taking on the interim CFO role at a critical time, and then as CFO helping us through COVID and navigating the IPO.”

Grimble added: “I am delighted to be joining Will and the team at Deliveroo. It’s an exciting opportunity to help build the definitive online food company and I look forward to working with the team as they drive te business forward to profitability.”

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