Three UK CFO, Richard Woodward will be taking on enhanced Chief Commercial Officer role, following the departure of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Grant Stevenson.
Grant Stevenson, CCO has decided to return to Australia for family reasons following 18 months in the role. Today, the commercial activity in the business is split between Grant and Richard Woodward with Grant having responsibility for the Three branded products and Richard overseeing the Wholesale and non-Three branded products including Smarty, the digital-only value offering.
The commercial activities of the business will now be combined into a single unit under Richard, who will be responsible for delivery of all of Three’s margin and channel activities.
Darren Purkis, Deputy CFO is promoted to replace Richard's previous role, joining the Senior Management Team and taking on all formal CFO duties.
Darren has worked at Three UK for 9 years, having been Finance Director at Warehouse Fashions and having held finance roles for Borders Books, Kingfisher plc and Marks & Spencer Group.