Notcutts has made Nicky Dulieu chairman of its board, while Caroline Notcutt has been made vice chairman. Caroline Notcutt is the only family shareholder on the board.
Prior to becoming chairman, Dulieu was the finance director of the M&S food division before moving on to women’s wear chain Hobbs as CEO for almost 6 years. Since October, Dulieu has been working as a non-executive director at Notcutts, who reportedly experienced a 12% increase in sales during December, with web sales growing 81%.
Dulieu has commented, ?There is a rich heritage to the business which has grown steadily over the past 100+ years and I look forward to working with Caroline and the team as we continue to develop the business, and support this country?s nation of gardening enthusiasts.?