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Garden Centre Group announces new non-executive board director

Published: 17 January 2014
The Garden Centre Group has announced the appointment of Rupert Gavin to the board of the company as a non-executive director.
Mr Gavin is the ceo of Odeon and UCI Cinemas, owned by Terra Firma. Prior to joining Odeon, he held senior positions at the BBC, BT and Dixons.

Chairman of The Garden Centre Group, Stephen Murphy, said: "I am extremely pleased to welcome Rupert to the board of The Garden Centre Group. Rupert brings a wealth of commercial experience that will greatly assist TGCG in achieving its goal of increasing customer visits by enriching the shopping experience and making our centres exciting destinations to visit.

"As a keen gardener and as the former publisher of Gardeners' World Magazine and many popular gardening books, Rupert will also bring a personal enthusiasm and knowledge which will be a further significant contribution."

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