He unveiled his first management shake-up, when he announced five top executives would leave the company.
The departing board members were group customer marketing and digital director Nick Collard (pictured), group retail director Martyn Fletcher, group property and strategy director Gordon Mowat, group logistics director Neal Austin and convenience md Nigel Robertson. Each was thanked by Potts for their service to Morrisons.
Alongside the departures Morrisons announced the appointment of Andy Atkinson to the role of interim marketing director and Clare Grainger to the role of retail director.
Two executives who have retained their existing roles are Ross Eggleton to lead logistics and Miles Foster to lead the M local chain.