Boots Retail Thailand has announced the appointment of Mike Wanliss as it’s new Managing Director, effective 21 January, 2019.
Wanliss will report to Dean Thompson, Vice President and Regional Managing Director Asia for international retail, Walgreens Boots Alliance, in his new role, and joins the company from leading international franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co where he has held the role of Vice President Boots Middle East since 2011.
Wanliss has over 40 years experience in the retail industry.
Thompson stated, “We are delighted that Mike will join our Company at an equally exciting time for the future development of Boots, a brand synonymous with expert advice and active care. We are sure his deep retail expertise will drive significant progress and innovation at Boots for the benefit all our customers and team members. Alongside the outstanding team at Boots Retail Thailand, we anticipate that the business will experience continued growth under Mike’s leadership.”
Wanliss continued, “I am very excited to be joining Walgreens Boots Alliance at this time in its history, and to have been offered the privilege of leading Boots Retail Thailand and develop a brand I had the opportunity to help grow in the Middle East over the past seven years.”