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New CEO appointment for Churchill

Churchill announces the appointment of David O'Connor as its new CEO

Churchill is pleased to announce the appointment of David O’Connor as its new CEO. Following the retirement of Andrew Roper, after more than 40 years service, David O’Connor has taken the key role at the company.

The appointment is the first time since 1923 that the role has been held outside of the Roper family. Testament to the faith put in him, David was personally selected for the role by predecessor Andrew to continue his legacy. Having been a member of the board since 1999 David has an in depth knowledge of the business culture and has been instrumental in developing the strategies that have driven the company forward.

Speaking about the appointment Dave states: “What a privilege to be appointed CEO. Andrew has handed over the reins at a really exciting time, leaving the business in a strong position for the future.

Continual investment in our core competencies of design, manufacturing and quality have enabled us to provide relevant, innovative tabletop solutions to our customers”

Looking to the future he adds: “The business is in good shape. We will drive innovation, invest in technologies to deliver the products our customers want - with quality and service a given. I am so excited about the possibilities that lie in our future; it’s a continuation of the recent past. Customers can have confidence that we will continue to make the investments required to meet the needs of an ever changing market.”

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