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Former Tesco Retail Managing Director and Amazon Vice President Neil McCourt joins StrongPoint as strategic advisor

Published: 24. April 2024

StrongPoint, a leading provider of retail technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Neil McCourt has joined the company as a strategic advisor.

Neil McCourt worked for 22 years at Tesco, the largest grocery retailer in the UK ending as Retail Managing Director. At Amazon he served as Vice President for Fulfilment in Europe, where he was instrumental in setting up their grocery operations across five markets. Neil was also one of the founding members of the UK Government’s Future High Street Forum and Digital Advisory Board. 

We are thrilled to welcome Neil to the StrongPoint team. His extensive experience from both the in-store and e-commerce grocery worlds across Europe, and especially the UK, is a great fit for StrongPoint. His advice will be invaluable as we leverage our recent major successes in the UK and Spain with Sainsbury’s and Mercadona,” said Jacob Tveraabak, StrongPoint CEO.” 

I am thrilled to be joining StrongPoint. I passionately believe in StrongPoint’s vision and the role technology can play in improving peoples’ lives.  StrongPoint has been helping grocery retailers in the Nordics overcome challenges that are ever more apparent for retailers in the UK and other European countries, from increased labour costs to finding new ways of creating safer stores and better shopping experiences. I look forward to supporting StrongPoint introduce more of their world-leading retail technology solutions to their strategic key markets,” said Neil McCourt. 

Learn more about Neil McCourt in our first interview with him after joining the StrongPoint team.