Graham Stapleton has been promoted to CEO of Carphone Warehouse UK and Ireland, amid a reorganisation of the senior team.
Stapleton, who was formerly chief operating officer, replaces Andrew Harrison who has been promoted to CEO of Carphone Warehouse Group. Roger Taylor, who previously held the group CEO position, has been appointed deputy chairman.
Harrison said: 'I’m delighted that Graham will be succeeding me in this role. During the last two years as our chief operating officer, he has built great relationships with our network and manufacturer partners and has led the development of our business and customer strategy. Graham has played an important role in delivering the strong financial results we have been able to announce today, so I know the UK & Ireland business will be in the best possible hands.'
Speaking about Harrison's promotion, Roger Taylor said: 'This appointment recognises the outstanding contribution Andrew has made to the business throughout his 17 years with Carphone Warehouse, during which time he has played an important part of many of our growth strategies, including our Best Buy Mobile venture and Connected World strategy.'
The changes will take effect from 24 July at Carphone Warehouse's annual general meeting.
Author: Graeme Neill