Paul has extensive experience in retail and consumer brand businesses, having chaired six consumer businesses over the past twelve years.
Prior to joining the business, Paul was the Chief Executive Officer of Somerfield PLC where he led the successful re-engineering of the business and sold the company to Co-op in 2009. He also held positions as European President of Levi Strauss & Co, Chief Executive Officer of Matalan PLC and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Asda following its acquisition by Walmart.
Paul has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manchester.
Adviser to the Mayborn Group (owner of the Tommie Tippee brand), which is owned by Jahwa Group (listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange).
Favourite pair of Docs
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