Hugo Mahoney has been named as the new CEO of Brakes UK. Mahoney, who joined the company 10 months ago as chief commercial officer, has already made an impact across the business, drawing on a wealth of commercial leadership experience gained in a range of sectors such as technology.
Mahoney said: “Brakes is a great business and, with the power of Sysco behind us, the investment that has been made over the past few years sets us in very good stead to continue building a great future. We fully expect to enhance our position as the UK’s leading delivered wholesaler and our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.”
Ajoy Karna, Sysco’s senior vice president, international – Europe, added: “Since joining, Hugo has demonstrated that he has the leadership qualities required to lead Brakes on the next step of its journey. His broad range of experience gives us a different perspective on our opportunities as well as our challenges, and both we and our customers are already seeing the benefits of this.”