Paul Dye has been appointed as regional manager for Kent and East Sussex for The Garden Centre Group.
Mr Dye, who has worked in the horticultural industry for the past 33 years, will oversee the running of 11 garden centres in the two counties. Prior to this new position, he managed Ramsgate Garden Centre, part of the Garden Centre Group.
He said: "As well as continuing to work with Ramsgate Garden Centre, I'm looking forward to working with the other garden centres in the group too. I will be helping them to carry on the great work they already do to ensure our customers have an enjoyable shopping experience."