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Andrew Villars



Founder – Arrowhead Consulting

Andrew Villars established Arrowhead Consulting in June 2003 to provide consulting and interim management services across the retail and leisure industry.

He previously spent several years in management consultancy, where he was a Partner with ITIM Consulting a management consultancy, focusing on the retail and leisure sector. During this time he led significant Home Delivery, Supply Chain, IT and Business Modelling/Process Improvement assignments for major retailers. These included Argos/Homebase, Booker Cash and Carry, Clarks International and Marks and Spencer.

Prior to consulting, he worked for several major retailers including Sainsburys plc, Abraham & Strauss (NY), Marks & Spencer, Harrods and the John Lewis Partnership.

Recent roles have included Supply Chain Director of MFI Retail Ltd, Director of Retail Supply Chain, B&Q, Managing Director of Kwik Save, Director of Drink for Spirit Group (part of Punch Taverns) and other roles with B&Q, Home Retail Group and Barclays Ventures.

All consulting assignments are personally led by Andrew who scopes the requirements, manages the project team, takes full accountability for the quality of the deliverables and in conjunction with the client implements the recommendations/ changes.

Andrew is also available to undertake interim assignments on either a part or full-time basis. His experience covers both food and non-food sectors with specialist focus on general management, home delivery, supply chain and commercial. He can be contacted on

Andrew has a BA (Hons) in Retail Marketing, is a qualified accountant (CIMA) and has a Diploma in Marketing.


Retail Consulting

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Interim Management

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Executive Coaching

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