Studio Retail Group has announced the appointment of Paul Kendrick as its new company CEO.
The group manages market leading businesses in the UK digital retailing and education supplies markets, mainly being a retailer and distributor, handling and supplying specialist products manufactured by third parties.
Kendrick took on the role with effect from 26 March 2021, replacing Phil Maudsley who retired from the retail group and stepped down as director on the same date.
This move is part of the digital value retailer’s restructuring and succession plans which were implemented by the company’s board, working closely alongside Maudsley and Kendricks.
Kendrick joined the retail group in May 2016 as commercial and deputy managing director, before being promoted to managing director in April 2017. He joined the company’s board of directors in December 2019.
Prior to joining Studio, Kendrick was the marketing and ecommerce director for Bonmarche, and held various roles at N Brown Group, including positions in financial services, marketing and group development.
Studio is set to publish a post-close trading update for the financial year ended 26 March 2021 sometime in the middle of April.