UK Flooring Direct hires Sean Lawe as chief operating officer
Online flooring retailer UK Flooring Direct has hired Sean Lawe as chief operating officer as part of plans for future growth.
In a statement, the company said the move has strengthened its senior leadership team which includes chief executive Jason Ashby, chief customer officer Josh Ashby and chief financial officer Darren Gilbert. In addition, the company will benefit from Lawe’s experience with supply chains, particularly as it is looking to add a range of new categories in the coming months.
Lawe previously worked on a short term contract as group operations director at Joseph Joseph. Prior to that, he worked for 16 years with Specsavers where he his most recent role was group supply chain director.
Speaking of his new position, Lawe said: “This was an opportunity to join a business that is growing – and growing quickly.
“These are very exciting times for UK Flooring Direct and I am looking forward to helping Jason, Josh, Darren and the rest of the team deliver continued fast-paced growth.”
Jason Ashby added: “We are delighted to bring in someone with Sean’s knowledge and experience. We have serious growth ambitions for 2021 including several new categories and Sean will play an integral part in that.”
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