Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Decco appoints new COO

Published: 8 May 2018 - Fiona Garcia
Charlie Lacey is leaving Decco to head up electrical distributor Stearn Electrcal as MD
Charlie Lacey is leaving Decco to head up electrical distributor, the Stearn Electric Company, as MD

Home improvement and garden wholesaler, Decco has appointed Andrew Ballantine as its chief operating officer, following the departure of Charlie Lacey to take up a position as managing director of electrical distributor, the Stearn Electric Company Limited. 

Mr Ballantine joined Decco in 1998 and was appointed profit centre manager for Sheffield in 1999 before taking up his current role of profit centre manager for Leeds in 2003. With his 20 years’ service, he brings with him a wealth of knowledge of the industry. 

Andrew Ballantine will take up the role of Decco CEO from June 1
Andrew Ballantine will take up the role of Decco COO from June 1

Commenting on his appointment, which is effective from June 1, Mr Ballantine said: “I’m delighted to be leading the team at Decco in these exciting times.  Decco remains committed to offering a great service to our customers and to offering our suppliers the best route to market for their products.”

Both Decco and Stearn are among the eight subsidiary businesses belonging to Newbury Investments (UK) Limited. 

 

Comments


(Your email address will not be published)
Already Registered?
Sign In
Not Yet Registered?
Register
Printable View E-mail Bookmark
*

What do you think?

Help us to help you by taking part in our latest poll...
As we come out of the Covid-19 lockdown and shoppers return to stores, what areas do you feel you would like more help with to run your business better?




Latest reader comments

re: A guide to construction safety for home builders

Daniel Wood
Safety should always be the first priority. If followed properly, these precautions are all we need to tackle all unwanted accidents. I ...

re: Further Homebase closures ahead

Shaun Collorick
Cheltenham homebase has closing down signs outside, but not Gloucester homebase.... Yet!...

re: B&Q sales slide, as Screwfix decision to exit German market costs millions

B&Q bob
No surprises from us on the shopfloor management paralysed by fear of jobs and to weak to take chances so bumble around. Ranges boring, and ...

re: Further Homebase closures ahead

Miss l'a tesha gc Wilson
Please keep me updated regards all Store closures Thank you...

re: Graham Bell to head up B&Q as part of Kingfisher reshuffle

Peter Earl
I HOPE GRAHAM BELL THE NEW CEO OF B&Q GETS TO GRIPS OF THE COMPANY VERY SOON.MY WIFE WENT FROM SHADOXHURST TO GILLINGHAM TO GET SOME ...

Most read stories