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New management structure at Zest 4 Leisure

Zest 4 Leisure has announced changes at board level as it continues to forge ahead with its programme of continuous improvement. The new organisational structure reflects Zest’s mission to put quality and customer service at the heart of everything it does, according to the company. 
5 December 2019

Board change for Kingfisher

Kingfisher has announced that Clare Chapman, non-executive director and Remuneration Committee Chair, has notified the company of her intention to step down from the board on 21 January 2020. 
28 November 2019

Wilko appoints new head of design

Alexei Cowan has been appointed to the newly created role of head of design for Wilko retail. Cowan will establish a dedicated product design capability within wilko retail focussing on trend interpretation and the development of desirable products ... 
26 November 2019

Harry starts Management Trainee Scheme

Harry Downes has this month (November, 2019) started his two-year Management Trainee Scheme at one of the UK’s leading nurseries based in Hereford.Twenty-one-year-old Harry, who has just relocated from Leeds to Belmont in Hereford, will be working ... 
13 November 2019

Notcutts announces Chairman Nicky Dulieu is stepping down

Notcutts Group has today announced that their Chairman, Nicky Dulieu is leaving the business at the end of February 2020.Nicky commented “I am immensely proud of everything the business has achieved since I joined back in October 2014, and I have ... 
6 November 2019

New sales director for Charles Bentley & Son

Brushware and homeware specialist Charles Bentley & Son has added to its senior management team with the appointment of a new sales director. 
29 October 2019

GCA to expand team of inspectors

The Garden Cente Association (GCA) is expanding its team of inspectors after seeing a record number of new members join this year. 
29 October 2019

ERA appoints Foster-Shah as customer support manager

ERA, the leading UK home security specialist, has appointed Sumier Foster-Shah as customer support manager for smartware.Heading up a six-strong team of smartware experts, Sumier, who has over 20 years’ experience in delivering excellent customer ... 
11 October 2019

Kingfisher plc announces appointments of chief financial and chief transformation and development officers

Bernard BotKingfisher, the international home improvement company, today announces the appointment of Bernard Bot as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bot will take up the role on 21 October 2019 and will be appointed to the Board of Directors on that ... 
9 October 2019

Rob Collins, managing director of Waitrose & Partners, to leave the John Lewis Partnership

The John Lewis Partnership has announced today that, after a 26-year career, Rob Collins has set out his intention to step down as managing director of Waitrose & Partners next year.The Partnership has also announced today the Future Partnership ... 
1 October 2019
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