Lidl UK chief operating officer Martin Bailie quits

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Shake up at Lidl! Martin Bailie is stepping down from his role as Chief Operating Officer at Lidl UK after 14 years with the discounter. Bailie will stay on until the end of November to hand over responsibilities to Tim Ulbrich and Robert Ryan. The departure comes a month after boss Ronny Gottschlich left the business, along with fellow COO Chris Walker, who left to join rival Asda. Other changes include Ulbrich and Ryan joining the Lidl UK board as Operations Board Directors and Virgin Atlantic’s Nan Gibson joining as HR Board Director