A word from our President

"Our members and customers are fundamental to our business – we never forget that they are our reason for being here. I’d like to thank them for their loyalty throughout this period of instability and uncertainty, especially at a time when choosing where to shop has become so important." - Frank Moxon

A word from our Chief Executive Officer,
Doug Field OBE

"It’s an incredible honour and privilege to have been appointed as CEO to our co-op. I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to serve you: our members, our colleagues and our customers, as we navigate our way through the challenges we face and deliver on the potential our co-op has." - Doug Field OBE

Financial review

Download a copy of our Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 28 January 2023, here.  

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for determining the objectives, strategy and policy of our co-op in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Leadership team, who are responsible for the day-to-day management of the East of England Co-op. 

Advice on governance matters is provided in the first instance by the Society Secretary, with further professional support available from Co-operatives UK and external lawyers as appropriate. 

In 2022, five candidates stood for election to fill four vacancies on the Board of Directors at the Annual Members' Meeting (AMM). At the AMM in May 2022, Frank Moxon, Belinda Bulsing, Sally Chicken and Beverley Perkins were re-elected to the Board. 

Read more about each of our Board members here

The Leadership team

Day-to-day management of our co-op is delegated by the Directors to the Chief Executive Officer, Doug Field OBE, who is responsible for implementing our strategy within the framework laid down by the Board.

The Chief Executive Officer is supported in the day-to-day running of the East of England Co-op by five Chief Officers.

You can read more about our Leadership team here.

This report reflects our five 'Our Co-op' strategies.
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Building our fanbase

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Improving the daily lives of our colleagues

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Taking action to help save our planet

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Championing local

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Growing and evolving our business

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