Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> April 16, 2001

Retail/food & Drug Stores: Neil Currie – Ubs Warburg

NEIL CURRIE is an Executive Director in the consumer group of UBS Warburg Equity Research. An Analyst since 1990, Mr. Currie specializes in food and drug retailers. Prior to 2000, he covered UK food and drug retailers from UBS Warburg's London office. In Institutional Investor's 2000 All-Europe Research Team, Mr. Currie was ranked number two in food and drug retailing. He also serves as UBS Warburg's Global Coordinator for retail research. Before joining UBS Warburg, Mr. Currie was an Analyst at Credit Lyonnais Securities in London. Previously, he was with Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket operator, where he ultimately became National Marketing Controller-Sales Promotions. Mr. Currie graduated from Manchester Polytechnic with a BA degree in Economics. Profile
TWST: Neil, which companies do you include in your coverage of the food

and drug retailers?

Mr. Currie: We include the big three, Albertson's (ABS), Safeway (SWY)

and Kroger (KR), and we also