Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer
Search the University of Manchester siteSearch Menu StaffNet

Co-op Group CEO Steve Murrells to speak at the Annual Grigor McClelland lecture

09 Jan 2019

The lecture will be held at Alliance Manchester Business School on Thursday, 7 February

From leading the Co-op’s Food business to overseeing a number of retail acquisitions, as well as encouraging business leaders to tackle the scourge of modern slavery, Steve Murrells, Co-op Group CEO, shares his views on ethical trade and supply chains.

Talking through his experiences on campaigning to address issues close to the hearts of the Co-op’s members, Steve will explore the challenges retailers face when it comes to ethical trade, as well as identify opportunities for the future.

The lecture will take place at 5:15pm in Alliance Manchester Business School, please register your place in advance.  

This lecture series was introduced in our 50th Anniversary year in honour of the School’s founding director, Professor Grigor McClelland. During his twelve years as Director and Professor of Business Administration, Grigor shaped management and education for the next generation. He was a strong advocate of the principle that business cannot be divorced from society and that managers should be ethical and socially responsible.