Messaging company Evri is creating a chief data officer position

August 19, 2022

In the UK, parcel delivery giant Evri, which was formerly known as Hermes, has hired former MoneySuperMarket Chief Data Scientist Harvinder Atwal for a newly created position, Chief Data Officer. He is based in London.

Based in Leeds, Evri provides a delivery and collection service for small and medium businesses and individuals, via home and convenience store collection. Atwal (pictured) joins after nearly a decade at MoneySuperMarket, which he joined in 2012 as Head of Customer Insights and Marketing Optimization, leading a team of scientists and data analysts. Prior to this he worked for dunnhumby as Insight Manager for the Tesco Clubcard; Lloyds Banking Group as Senior Manager, Customer Strategy and Insight; and British Airways as Senior Operations Research Analyst.

In his new role, Atwal will focus on developing a best practice data strategy for Evri, setting out a data vision for the next three to five years. Fash Sawyerr, Chief Transformations Officer, comments: “This is a key area of ​​our business and it is important that we have the right caliber of people in place. Harvinder is talented and experienced and we are confident he will be a great addition to our team.”

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