Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH), an electrical buying group, part of Euronics, Europe’s largest electrical buying group, has announced the appointment of a new Chairman, Steve Scogings.
Steve Scogings succeeds Robin Millwood who was Chairman for 12 years. Steve was Deputy Chairman of CIH for the last two years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of the independent electrical retail channel with 28 years with the electrical retail chain, Stellisons Electrical. Steve continually innovates to ensure that Stellisons is at the forefront of the retail industry. Stellisons was the first UK retailer to introduce electronic shelf labelling technology to streamline the pricing process, and to relieve staff to focus on its core value, customer service.
Steve says of his new appointment: “I am thrilled to be elected as Chairman of CIH at such an exciting time for the business. I am passionate about the industry and look forward to this next chapter of my time with CIH and the Euronics members.”
Stuart Cook, Chief Executive Officer, CIH says: “Robin has been an excellent Chairman providing effective leadership, encouraging healthy debate and directing the board to conclusions for the good of CIH and the industry. Robin has done an excellent job and we thank him for his sterling work and dedication.
“We welcome Steve Scogings as the new Chairman of CIH. Steve has played an integral role as a CIH Director for a number of years. With significant changes to come at CIH, we are delighted to have Steve on board as our new Chairman.”
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- Steve Scogings has been appointed the new Chairman of Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd
Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH) is an electrical buying group, part of Euronics, Europe’s largest electrical buying group, which operates in over 30 countries with an annual turnover of €19 billion. With around 500 members and approximately 1000 stores, CIH provides a range of services and benefits to support each independent electrical retailer, as well as exclusive ranges that the members’ customers are unable find anywhere else on the high street, or internet.
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23rd October 2018