Outgoing DFI CEO Ian McLeod talks transformation and future of retail

Scotsman Ian McLeod has built his retail career around managing transformation, having worked on every continent of the planet except Antarctica – “There are not many stores there,” he quipped.  McLeod drove change at UK supermarket group Asda in the UK ahead of its sale to Walmart, was chief merchandise officer and board member of Walmart Germany from 2000-01, led the turnaround of Halfords, the UK auto parts chain prior to its float – and then took the helm of Coles in Australia f

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