Livingston steps up at Wyevale

Wyevale Garden Centres has promoted commercial director Andrew Livingston to the role of chief operating officer.

Wyevale executive chairman and former B&Q chief Jim Hodkinson recruited Livingston from his role as trading director at B&Q in April 2006. He has restructured Wyevale's products and services, and built new buying and sourcing teams.

Hodkinson said: "We are making excellent progress towards our medium-term targets and Andrew's wide experience and background in retailing will be invaluable in helping us achieve our objectives."


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