Pets at Home has appointed former Morrisons Trading Director Lisa Miao to take up newly created Trading Director role, which she will start in October and report to Commercial Director Peter Pritchard. Their management team recently split into two separate management units, which are overseen by Chief Executive Nick Wood. it has separated responsibilities for the retail and services divisions. Ian Kellett, Finance Chief, is now Chief Executive Officer of the retail unit, whilst Sally Hopson, formerly Customer and People Director and Chief Executive Office of the Vet Group, is now Chief Executive of the Services Division. Pets at Home is also currently searching for a new Chief Financial Officer. In the meantime, Kellett will maintain those responsibilities during his transition to retail boss.
They are placing emphasis on their succession planning, due to the size of their business and are adding strength to their top team, as reported by a Pets at Home spokesman.