Electrical buying group Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH), part of Euronics, has announced the appointment of a new chairman, Steve Scogings.
Steve Scogings succeeds Robin Millwood who was chairman for 12 years. Steve was deputy chairman of CIH for the last two years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of the independent electrical retail channel with 28 years with the electrical retail chain Stellisons Electrical.
Steve (pictured) commented: “I am thrilled to be elected as chairman of CIH at such an exciting time for the business. I am passionate about the industry and look forward to this next chapter of my time with CIH and the Euronics members.”
CIH chief executive Stuart Cook added: “Robin has been an excellent chairman providing effective leadership, encouraging healthy debate and directing the board to conclusions for the good of CIH and the industry. Robin has done an excellent job and we thank him for his sterling work and dedication.
“We welcome Steve Scogings as the new chairman of CIH. Steve has played an integral role as a CIH director for a number of years. With significant changes to come at CIH, we are delighted to have Steve on board as our new chairman.”