Spar UK, the convenience store group, is looking to fill the newly created marketing director post at regional franchisee Capper & Co.

Capper operates the group’s South Wales and South-east England business. The Spar chain is operated by six regional wholesaler franchises in the UK and is part of Spar International, the world’s largest international food retail chain that operates in 34 countries.

The director will head up Capper’s existing marketing department, reporting into managing director Robert Upton.