Pentland Brands appoints new chief finance officer
Pentland Brands, the name behind brands such as Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury, Ellesse and Mitre, has appointed Graham Burridge as its new chief finance officer.
With over two decades of experience in the consumer and retail sector, Burridge previously held senior finance roles at companies such as Apple, Disney Licensing and Disney Stores. As the chief executive of Disney Stores Europe, he led the expansion of ecommerce into five European markets and drove strong growth in licensing toy revenue.
More recently, he was chief operating/chief financial officer at Everymile at WPP.
In his new position, Burridge will take on the global responsibility of the Pentland Brands finance function and will also be instrumental in helping the business deliver its ambitious business strategy and market growth plans.
Chirag Patel, Pentland Brands chief executive, said: “Graham has a remarkable track record in delivering transformation and growth. This, along with his comprehensive industry knowledge, makes him an invaluable addition to our exec team, and we’re excited to welcome Graham to the Pentland family in August.”