Maz Ahmed – Non Executive Director
Maz, who is a qualified chartered accountant, is currently Operations Director for Morrisons Supermarkets plc. and has held a number of senior finance roles for the national retailer. Previously he was Finance Director responsible for leadership of the finance team, with financial accountability for Morrisons’ 18 manufacturing sites, as well as the fresh trading division.
Maz brings extensive commercial and financial experience to the NED role. He has a strong track record of leading organisational change and wide-ranging improvement initiatives, to meet customers’ needs.
Maz started his career at Morrisons in 2008 as part of the newly formed internal audit function. Since then Maz has led the implementation of a business-wide financial reporting system and strategic reviews of the manufacturing division, including the acquisition of new businesses. His leadership role includes building and promoting a culture of talent management, building capability and improving diversity. He is also the sponsor of Morrison’s Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) programme, to improve diversity for BAME colleagues, and has recently been recognised in the 2020 Empower Ethnic Minority Role Model list.
Prior to Morrisons, Maz worked in external audit with a national audit firm, supporting clients across a range of industries including the public sector.