Pets at Home postpone appointment of Chief Finance Officer following investigation at previous employer
Pets at Home announced today that the company has postponed the appointment of Graeme Jenkins as its Group Chief Financial Officer following recent media reports of an investigation into supplier payments at Target Australia Pty Ltd where he was Finance Director.
A statement from the company stated:
"Pets at Home Group Plc wishes to announce that the joining date of Graeme Jenkins, as Group Chief Financial Officer, is currently postponed.
"This follows recent media reports of an investigation into supplier payments at Target Australia Pty Ltd.
"It is the Board’s intention that Graeme’s joining date will only be finalised once the investigation is concluded or further information becomes available.
"On Monday 4th April 2016, Ian Kellett will be appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, as previously announced."