Notcutts has announced the appointment of Bridget McIntyre. Bridget joins as Non-Executive Director and Chair Designate.
This comes into effect from 1st January 2020. Bridget will replace outgoing Chairman, Nicky Dulieu, with effect from 1st March 2020.
Bridget currently sits on the Boards of Adnams and Jarrolds. both family businesses with a significant retail component.
Bridget recently stepped back from London and committed herself to Suffolk.
In 2009, Bridget set up the award-winning social enterprise Dream On. It’s an innovative business model which funds access programmes to support women’s development. It’s funded through corporate coaching and a clothes shop.
This led to the creation of the Blossom Charity to support Dream On in 2014. And most recently Mission Possible which supports men to be their very best too.
Bridget has also been appointed High Sheriff of Suffolk from April 2020 – April 2021.
Caroline Notcutt, Vice Chairman commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Bridget to our business. It’s such a flourishing time for our garden centre customers. I’m very much looking forward to working with her.”
Bridget commented: “Living in Suffolk, I have always been a customer of, and admired, Notcutts. I am delighted to be able to join the Board and work with the team of this great family business.”