London, July 2015: Former CEO/Chairman of Tesco Ireland Tony Keohane has joined the board of MarketHub, a new retail tech start-up. Keohane will draw on his vast expertise and experience in the retail sector, to support and develop the ambitious growth plans of the company. MarketHub is a London headquartered company which uses digital pricing and analytics technology to programme electronic shelf labels. These give customers a better and more personalised shopping experience, by using consumption data to ensure their favourite products are always in stock. MarketHub’s technology also benefits staff and stores by enabling them to spend less time pricing items, and more time giving their valued shoppers the best customer service.
Tony Keohane is chairing MarketHub’s advisory board as the firm brings its innovative technology to market. He will work closely with CEO Roy Horgan to help develop the company’s strategy as it looks to target small and medium sized retailers. The aim of MarketHub’s technology is to re-invigorate the UK high street by helping all retailers think about and create their unique differentiator. Roy Horgan, Founder of Market Hub, said “Having the backing of someone with the stature and experience of Tony is a huge asset to MarketHub as we engage with the retail market in the UK and Ireland.
Our technology will change the way retailers manage their stock and their customer engagement, ensuring they can compete in a digital age. Tony brings a huge wealth of experience in implementing digital strategies to make retailers competitive, we look forward to working with him and driving the growth of the company.” Tony Keohane, Former CEO/Chairman of Tesco Ireland commented “I am delighted to be joining the board at Market Hub. In today’s very challenging market, this innovative new approach to retail will deliver real benefit to customers as well as retailers. Market Hub ensures there are clear differentiators between competitors offering a unique experience to customers”