Ex Gardman managing director Stainton joins Homebase

Tim Stainton, the UK managing director of Gardman until March 2013, has joined Homebase as category manager for DIY.

He joined the country’s second largest DIY chain on 15th July and will be reporting to Matthew Compton, trading director for Garden and Core DIY.

He previously worked at Boots, Techtronic and B&Q.

Stainton left Gardman early this year shortly after the departure of chief executive Mark Pearson.

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