Farewell to Asda's KingThis article was originally published in Foodnews
SIMON King , chief operating officer at Asda , has left after just six months with the UK grocery chain. King, who joined Asda back in January, was responsible for Asda's retail operations and the supply chain, including distribution and customer service. He had previously worked at Tesco, the UK's leading grocer, with his most recent role as chief executive of Tesco Kipa in Turkey. He also ran a number of Tesco's overseas operations, including those in South Korea, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary.