Airmiles top marketer leaves to join Waitrose

Airmiles chief marketer Sarah Wood is leaving to join Waitrose as head of marketing. She will leave the loyalty scheme operator in December.

Wood, who has been with Airmiles for three years, will join the retailer in January. It is not clear if it is a new role at the supermarket chain or if she replacing someone.

Wood was promoted to her current role; director of marketing and insight, in February 2007 after Airmiles merged it marketing and insight teams. It is currently seeking a replacement for Wood.

Prior to joining Airmiles, Wood was head of marketing Telewest Broadband. She was responsible for the acquisition and loyalty marketing strategy for its consumer division, and was part of the team that reposition the company as a broadband, digital TV and telephone service provider. Prior to that, Wood has held a variety marketing positions at Procter & Gamble

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