makes new board appointments

Online construction products merchant group has announced  that Sue Packer is appointed as managing director and Dean Murray as executive chairman.

Packer previously served as’s chief financial officer for two years, after joining the company from RS Connect Group. She has held a number of CFO roles, including five years with Vodafone Automotive UK.

Sue Packer Managing Director at CMOStores
Picture by Paul Slater 

The appointments underline’s commitment to continuous growth and improvement. By consolidating its senior team, the company is setting a firm foundation for its future success – and with 2020 already proving to be a bumper year for sales across all six e-commerce ‘superstores’, the company is expecting to close the year with increased revenue and profits across the group.

Commenting on her new role, Packer said: “When I first joined two years ago, I was excited to be joining a high-performing business.  Now, moving into a new role, I’m not only proud of what we have achieved in those two years, but hugely looking forward to continued growth and innovation as we look to realise our long-term strategic ambitions.

“We have a talented team of people who are always looking for new ways to offer our customers the products they need, at the right price, exactly when they need them, and I feel privileged to be leading the company at this time.”

Murray added: “ has grown in scale and stature in the time that I have worked with the company, and I am very pleased to be taking on this new position and continuing to guide the company to even greater growth and prominence within the industry.”

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