Kennedy McMeikan joined the Greggs plc "Board on 1st June 2008 and became Chief Executive of the Company on 1st August 2008. Ken was Retail Director of J Sainsbury plc, having joined them in 2005 after a short period as Chief Executive of Tesco in Japan. Prior to this, he had spent 14 years in operational roles within Tesco, becoming Chief Executive of the Europa Foods convenience store business following its acquisition in 2002, with responsibility for its integration into the Tesco Express format." 
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- Greggs plc Board, organizational web page, accessed September 20, 2012.