Browett has been on Terry Leahy's top team for nearly a decade. Big things are now expected of this impressive hire at DSG, a company looking to strengthen its online offering. Anyone who has visited a Currys or Dixons store recently will understand why the web is a much better shopping experience.
But what does Browett's resignation from Tesco mean? Is it a sign that the long and glorious reign of Leahy at Britain's Most Admired Company is resulting in that age-old problem of job-blocking? If so, there's one thing we can be sure of, and that's the good fortune of the companies mopping up the fallout.