Business Development & Marketing Manager
Claire Powell graduated with an honours degree in Spanish and Business Studies. She has over 20 years’ retail experience including ten years at Sainsbury’s Supermarkets, where she held various head office management positions across Fresh Produce. As Trading & Retail Business Development Manager, Claire was instrumental in Sainsbury’s being crowned ‘Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year’ for two consecutive years.
Most recently, as the Business Development Director for The London & Amsterdam Produce Shows and Conferences, Claire managed the Global Buyer’s Programme for these unique events, curated the Thought Leaders Breakfast Panel and delivered the popular retail tours, attracting clients from all over the world.
Her extensive marketing and events experience includes delivering complex multi-channel mystery shopping scenarios to help companies better understand their customers' experiences and has managed successful events at locations from Windsor Castle in the UK, the Far East, North America and Europe.
Claire is delighted to have joined Prophet as their Business Development & Marketing Manager.