Former London 2012 marketing director joins Co-op Group

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David Magliano, the former marketing director for the London 2012 Olympic bid and director of commercial and marketing for England’s 2018 World Cup bid, has joined The Co-operative Group as brand director. He will report to Gill Barr, the group’s director of marketing, and will have responsibility for digital media, social media and sponsorship.

In his new role, Magliano will have responsibility for all developmental aspects of the brand and its communication across the group’s family of businesses, which includes food, banking, insurance, funerals, legal services and pharmacy.