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Steve Murrells is the CEO of the Co-op Group. He joined the organisation as the lead on food in 2012 and now heads every facet of the organisation’s business. Steve has a long history in retail, starting with an A Level Entry Scheme with Sainsbury’s when he was a teenager. Since then he’s climbed the ranks, working in various retail roles. In this episode Steve talks about his vision of an inclusive Co-op, where there’s no racism and no pay gaps. He’s campaigned on many issues including violence against shop workers, modern slavery, racial equality and food poverty. In his role as CEO, Steve looks to embody the business’s ethos – equal opportunities for everyone.