Andrew Harrison to join Lords Group Trading

Andrew Harrison to join Lords Group Trading

Lords Builders Merchants’ parent, Lords Group Trading has announced the appointment of Andrew Harrison as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 March 2021.

Andrew was formerly Chief Executive Officer of the Plumbing and Heating division of Travis Perkins, prior to which he held many senior positions within the Travis Perkins Group including the roles of Chief Operating Officer of Travis Perkins as well as Managing Director of Keyline, Benchmarx and CCF.

Lords Group Trading will be Andrew’s first appointment as a Non-Exec following an executive career spanning 41 years within the merchant industry. Andrew will be joining a board with two other Non-Executive Directors – Gary O Brien (former Finance Director of Burton and Signet Plc) and Dawn Moore (Group People Director at Murphy Group).

Shanker Patel, CEO of Lords Group Trading, said: “I am delighted to welcome Andrew to the Lords Group Trading Board. His broad range of merchanting skills, particularly those gained in the general building products, civils and plumbing & heating markets will be of great benefit to Lords Group Trading. Andrew will also bring a wealth of expertise in building management structures, leadership development and transformation as our Group continues with its Growth plans. We are very much looking forward to working with him.”

Andrew said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of Lords Group Trading having had first-hand experience of the strength of the Group’s businesses. I look forward to supporting the Board, and I am excited by the opportunities ahead to create sustainable and long-term Growth under the leadership of CEO Shanker Patel as well as working with a fast growing family business”

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