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Chief Executive Officer

About this episode

In this video, we have the pleasure of sitting down with
Chief Executive Officer
will share insights into
own career trajectory, detailing how
first entered the industry and the challenges and successes
encountered in
very first job.
But that's not all!
will also offer invaluable career advice that you can directly apply to your own professional development. Whether you're just starting out or looking to make the next big move in your career, this conversation promises to arm you with practical tips and strategies to help you succeed. Tune in and take the next step on your own career journey!

Graham holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at B&Q, a role in which he oversees the company's overall strategy and operations. His experience with Kingfisher, the parent company of B&Q, spans more than 20 years. During this extensive period, he has been an integral part of Kingfisher's leadership team, contributing to its growth and success. Before ascending to his current role at B&Q, Graham led Screwfix, another subsidiary of Kingfisher. Under his stewardship, Screwfix saw significant growth and increased market share, reflecting his knack for effective management and business development.

Prior to joining the Kingfisher family, Graham's leadership journey included key positions at other prominent companies. He served in managerial roles at Wickes, where he was instrumental in driving sales and improving customer experience. He also held leadership positions at Texas Homecare, honing his skills in supply chain management and strategic planning. Additionally, he gained valuable retail experience while working at Asda, where he focused on optimizing operational efficiency.

On the personal front, Graham is happily married to Margaret and is the proud father of four daughters. When he isn't immersed in his professional responsibilities, Graham is an avid sports enthusiast. He relishes the opportunity to unwind by watching various sporting events, whether it's a weekend football game or an exciting cricket match. This allows him to balance his high-octane professional life with moments of leisure and relaxation.

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