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Former B&Q executive to join Majestic as managing director

Published:  26 September, 2015

Majestic has appointed John Colley to the new position of managing director.

He will join the company on October 1 in a role which covers all 211 Majestic stores including one in Calais.

Colley has been in retailing for more than 20 years, most recently as chief executive officer of Praxis Netherlands, a Dutch DIY chain.

He also held senior positions at Kingfisher, working as commercial and marketing director for B&Q and commercial director for Screwfix.

At Majestic, he will report to chief executive Rowan Gormley who took on the role after Majestic's acquisition of Naked Wines this year.