Ackroyd, a ‘Morrisons lifer’ joined in 1974. He was appointed to the main board in 1987 and, with joint managing director Bob Stott, another candidate, is responsible for overseeing the integration of the Safeway business.
According to the Independent on Sunday his reward for doing it well could be the top job at Morrisons.
Sir Ken Morrison turns 73 next month and is the oldest FTSE 100 boss.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements