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Retail Insight, the leading provider of store operations execution software, has announced the appointment of Software as a Service (SaaS) industry veteran, Andy Brockway, as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  The appointment comes as part of Retail Insight’s growth plans to accelerate its product roadmap and innovation strategy for its suite of software solutions that help retailers and their CPG partners achieve the full potential of every store.

A founding member of Confused.com, Brockway played a vital role in the creation and scaling of the high-volume, innovative, and disruptive price comparison website for insurance and financial services.  Over more than two decades, Andy held various positions that helped shape the organisation’s tech landscape, which concluded with his tenure as CTO between 2017 and 2023.

Andrew Brockway CTO Retail Insight

As CTO of Retail Insight, Brockway will be charged with aligning the business’ technology initiatives with its overall strategy for growth and innovation.  He will also spearhead new solution development, building on Retail Insight’s tech platform, which serves over 115,000 daily users and now processes over +10% of the world’s grocery data, with more than two trillion calculations generated by its platform each week.

Paul Boyle, CEO of Retail Insight, commented: “We know retail doesn’t stand still, and the growth in data and the appetite for insight is increasing exponentially.  Andy’s appointment is a cornerstone of our plan to drive technological innovation, scalability, and product excellence.  His input and ownership of our strategic vision will ensure the alignment of technology with our business goals, fostering competitive advantage, industry-leading customer satisfaction and huge returns for our clients.”

Andy Brockway, CTO at Retail Insight, added: “Joining Retail Insight marks a thrilling chapter in my career where I aim to blend my passion for tech innovation with the dynamic world of retail. I’m eager to contribute to a great team who are committed to revolutionising the retail landscape and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in retail technology.”

Brockway’s appointment is the latest in a series of strategic senior global hires, which will underpin and accelerate Retail Insight’s ambitious growth trajectory in key international retail markets in North America and Europe.  In 2023, for example, it announced the appointment of grocery retail technology expert, Florian Strecker, as Vice President for DACH, as well as Fabien Thomas as Sales Director for France.  Looking ahead to 2024, Retail Insight is looking to double headcount globally, as well as opening new offices in Dusseldorf, Maastricht, Paris and Dubai.


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