Following its Q1 results, Kingfisher confirms it has appointed Christian Mazauric, head of its Brico Depot operations in Romania, to run B&Q in the UK & Ireland.
Mr Mazauric will take up the mantle from July 1, replacing Michael Loeve who announced last month that he would be stepping down from the role and mving to Netto International where he would serve as senior vice president.
Brico Depot Romania’s finance director Adela Smeu will succeed Mr Mazauric when he leaves.
Mr Mazauric has worked for the Kingfisher group for more than 16 years, spending more than a decade at Castorama France. He also held the position of chief finance officer at B&Q UK & Ireland and, before that, spent six years at Marks & Spencer in the UK.