Entertainer eyes expansion

The Entertainer is gearing up for expansion with a number of new appointments.
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The firm has made four new senior appointments to its Operational Management Board.

Sue Dorkin joins from Early Leaning Centre as Director of Supply Chain. Her role will involve mapping out and scoping the infrastructure changes required to support the planned increase in the size of the business.

John Goddard, also from Early Learning Centre, is appointed as Director of Property. He will be tasked with identifying the optimum size of unit for new shop acquisitions and will work closely with our retained property agents, Reid Rose Gregory to identify appropriate locations.

Stuart Grant, previously Head of GadgetShop division, is appointed Director of Buying with responsibility for sourcing product for both The Entertainer and GadgetShop.

Duncan Grant, previously Company Analyst, is appointed Director of Multichannel with responsibility for overseeing the planned growth of the websites

Gary Grant, Managing Director and founder, (pictured) said: “These new appointments will allow us to focus on making the necessary changes to the infrastructure and processes within the business so that we can respond rapidly and with vigour to the opportunities that present themselves in the current trading climate. I am delighted that we have been able to secure the services of such high calibre individuals to drive the business forward at this critical time.”

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