In his new position Paul will oversee the running of three of the group’s top performing garden centres across the country.
The 48-year-old said: “I am delighted to have been given the role as Regional Manager for The Garden Centre Group. “Prior to this I was the Managing Director of Frosts Garden Centres, which has four centres and employs around 400 personnel. “I’m really looking forward to working with The Garden Centre Group’s top performing centres. I will be helping them to carry on the great work they already do to ensure our customers have an enjoyable shopping experience.” The father-of-two from Wootton in Bedfordshire will be responsible for Bridgemere Nursery & Garden World in Cheshire, Woodlands Nursery & Garden Centre in Leicestershire and Wyevale Bicester Garden Centre in Oxfordshire. Before joining Frosts Garden Centres in 2004, Paul was employed as Director of Retail Operations for Choices UK for seven years. He has also worked for the Early Learning Centre, Courtaulds Retail Division and the John Lewis Partnership. Nicholas Marshall, Chief Executive at The Garden Centre Group, said: “I am delighted that Paul is joining the company. He is well respected in the industry and will be a great asset to the regional management team and the company.”