Roger Bannister is the Chief Buying Officer for TJX Europe, a company and culture he has been a part of for over 25 years.
Prior to joining TJX, Roger’s early career in retail encompassed positions in department store companies including Debenhams and Lewis’s. He became a founder member of the Buying team for TJX Europe in 1993, prior to the first TK Maxx stores launching in the UK and has enjoyed a range of roles over the years in this dynamic and fast paced business. With over 675 TK Maxx and Homesense stores across six European markets and a thriving online business in the UK, as CBO Roger is responsible for Buying and Merchandising, bringing a huge range of treasures from across the globe to shoppers.
He is deeply committed to the company’s established culture of investing in talent and developing associates at all levels. Roger is particularly proud of the company’s commitment to Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability and especially it’s long held charity partnerships with Comic Relief, Cancer Research UK and the Prince’s Trust.