Bi-Rite has appointed Michael McCaffrey to the newly created role of development and operations manager, reporting to chief operating officer, Hamza Hussein and CEO, Abdul Kayum Sacur.

McCaffrey’s background within the appliance industry spans over a decade, primarily on the supplier side, including almost eight years with Glen Dimplex. He was also group manager of business development at BSR Group for two and a half years.

His new role includes responsibilities around store visits incorporating support in ranging, merchandising, business analysis and planning, additionally taking on operational responsibilities within the support office. 

“The focus of Bi-Rite support office is to provide our membership and supplier partners additional value with meaningful changes in our ongoing effort to drive efficiency, quality, forward planning, ultimately leading to growth,” Sacur said in a statement shared with Appliance Retailer.

“Michael has previously engaged with our business both at a member and support office level and we are excited to have him as part of our team moving forward.”