Mike Bosman has brought much-needed energy to the Spar Group in the comparatively brief seven months since he was appointed executive chair last January. In that time he has managed to calm many of the explosive situations scattered across the group, any one of which could have crippled Spar’s prospects of reclaiming its place as a vibrant operator in the local grocery industry.

Significantly, given the latest appointments, most of those troubling situations related to tensions between Spar and its independent retailers...

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