Vice President Licensed Operations EMEA
June 2014 to Present
London, United Kingdom
Vice President Retail Operations. UK
July 2012 to June 2014
London, United Kingdom
Starbucks Coffee Company
Regional Director Operations
May 2011 to August 2012
London, United Kingdom
June 2010 to April 2011
2005 to June 2010
Boots Apotek Norway
Chairman of the Board
January 2009 to January 2010
November 2004 to September 2005
Hampshire, Wessex and Channel Islands
Marks and Spencer
Wide ranging retail experience across stores, head office, buying and international assignments
September 1989 to November 2004
Responsible for supporting our business partners to grow and give our customers a great experience across more than 35 countries across EMEA. Well over 1000 stores. A member of the Starbucks EMEA leadership team. Responsible for supporting our business partners to grow and give our customers a great experience across more than 35 countries across EMEA. Well over 1000 stores. A member of the Starbucks EMEA leadership team.
What company does RHYS ILEY work for?
RHYS ILEY works for Starbucks
What is RHYS ILEY's role at Starbucks?
RHYS ILEY is Vice President Licensed Operations EMEA
What industry does RHYS ILEY work in?
RHYS ILEY works in the Retail industry.
A highly motivated retail leader with over 22 years broad experience in varied and challenging markets. A proven track record of delivering strong growth through dynamic engaging leadership, clear strategic thinking and a passion for customer care.Vice President Licensed Operations EMEA @ Responsible for supporting our business partners to grow and give our customers a great experience across more than 35 countries across EMEA. Well over 1000 stores. A member of the Starbucks EMEA leadership team. From June 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) London, United KingdomVice President Retail Operations. UK @ A member of the Starbucks UK leadership team with accountability for the retail operation across all c750 stores and c9000 partners (employees) throughout the UK. Lead a team of 6 Regional Directors From July 2012 to June 2014 (2 years) London, United KingdomRegional Director Operations @ Accountable for leading c150 stores in London, Essex, East Anglia, Herts and Kent through 10 Direct reports and over 1600 partners to delivery great customer service, fantastic coffee and a budget beating P&L From May 2011 to August 2012 (1 year 4 months) London, United KingdomLondon @ From June 2010 to April 2011 (11 months) Director @ Director of Boots Retail Ireland Ltd, Irelands leading pharmacy led health a beauty retailer with 56 stores nation wide, employing almost 1800 people. Full P&L accountability with responsibility for setting strategy, business planning and delivery. Turnover in excess of €300m. Boots Retail Ireland Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliance Boots GmbH. From 2005 to June 2010 (5 years) Chairman of the Board @ Chairman of the board of Alliance Boots Norwegian Business of 150 pharmacies. From January 2009 to January 2010 (1 year 1 month) Regional Manager @ P&L Accountability and Leadership for Retail and Pharmacy across c100 stores in the South and South West of England. From November 2004 to September 2005 (11 months) Hampshire, Wessex and Channel IslandsWide ranging retail experience across stores, head office, buying and international assignments @ Include: Store management roles across a range of store formats in UK Buying role (Womenswear business unit) Store operations roles (Food Business Unit) International appointments (International Franchise Group) in Israel and Middle East From September 1989 to November 2004 (15 years 3 months) AMP 178, Advanced Management Programme @ Harvard Business School From 2010 to 2010 shrewsbury sixth form college From 1987 to 1989 RHYS ILEY is skilled in: Retail, Leadership, Customer Service, P&L Management, Change Management, Sales Operations, Strategy, Coffee, Business Planning, Stores, Pharmacists, Training & Development, Government Liaison, Pharmacy Operations, Retail Management, Farms, Buying, General Merchandise, Team Leadership, Farming, Retail operations, Food & Beverage, Youth Work
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 5 month(s)
There's 87% chance that RHYS ILEY is seeking for new opportunities
Issued by - · -
Enjoy unlimited access and discover candidates outside of LinkedIn
Trusted by 400K users from
76% of Fortune 500 companies
The most accurate data ever
Hire Anyone, Anywhere
with ContactOut today
Making remote or global hires? We can help.
No credit card required