Bargain Booze seeks new chief executive
Bargain Booze, the off-licence and convenience store operator, is seeking a new chief executive following managing director Tim StanleyÂ’s decision to step down.
Stanley is to take up a non-executive position on the board of directors after 17 years with the business.
Chairman Roger Pedder said: "Tim has been the driving force behind the company’s growth and development over many years.
"We’re delighted that he will be remaining with the company in a different role following his decision to step down from his current position to pursue other interests outside of the company.
"A recruitment process is underway to select a chief executive for Bargain Booze. This is a new role that we are creating for a candidate to focus on our future strategic development as the company continues to grow and seek new opportunities."
Trading director Keith Webb has been appointed acting managing director while a successor is sought.
The company has also announced a series of other appointments to its board. Jason Minnery is to become buying director while Adam Burnett takes up the role of marketing director. Rebecca Mallon has been appointed as trading finance director and Sarah Grandison is to become the company's new human resources director.
Founded in 1988, the 670-strong franchise chain of off-licenses and convenience stores operates under the fascias Bargain Booze, Bargain Booze Plus, Bargain Booze Select Convenience, Select Convenience, Thorougoods and Thorougoods Select Convenience names.
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