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Another board director leaves the Kingfisher business

Jean-Paul Constant

Less than a week after B&Q's Retail Director Damian McGloughlin leaves B&Q after 32 years to become Chief Operating Officer of Bunnings UK & Ireland, Kingfisher's Chief Sales & Retail Operations Officer Jean-Paul Constant is leaving the business after just 10 months in the role.

Read - Damian McGloughlin poached by Bunnings

Constant was hired in 2016 from Decathlon to replace two senior directors at the time Guy Colleau and Alain Souillard. A Kingfisher spokesman confirmed Constant’s resignation but did provide any further information as to his reasons for leaving.

In was only in April that B&Q's CEO Michael Loeve left the business after two years to become CEO for the Netto business in his home country Denmark.

Read - Michael Loeve swaps B&Q for Netto

The news comes as Kingfisher continues to roll out its five-year turnaround plan – One Kingfisher – put together by group chief executive Véronique Laury.

Source: Insight DIY Team

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21 June 2017

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