In a series of top-level changes at Booker Group, Guy Farrant (pictured), managing director of Booker Wholesale, will become chief operating officer with effect from 1 April 2016.
Farrant has been with the C&C/wholesaler since 2010, having joined from Marks & Spencer.
Bryn Satherley, 54, who has been Booker’s operations director for 10 years, is to leave on 1 April 2016.
Group chief executive Charles Wilson said that Satherley will not be directly replaced; instead, his duties will be split between other members of the executive team.
Chartered accountant Gary Hughes, a senior member of the operational excellence team at global private equity firm Apax Partners, has become a Booker non-executive director.
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