Tesco has revealed its online boss Chris Poad will depart from the retailer.

Poad,  has held the position of Managing Director, Online, since October 2019 and has led the supermarket’s online teams throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

He joined the supermarket giant from Amazon, where he spent over 10 years at the company, most recently as the director of Amazon’s businesses international arm.

Poad has now started in his new role as managing director, retail solutions EMEA at Google Cloud.

Tom Denyard has been named to succeed Poad. He joins the role from the CEO position at Tesco Mobile, a role which he has held since late 2019.