Pets at Home cancels Chief Finance Officer appointment
Pets at Home has decided not to appoint Graeme Jenkins as its Group Chief Financial Officer following 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, by mutual agreement, Graeme Jenkins will not be joining the Group as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
"The Board will now recommence the search process for a permanent CFO.
"We are today appointing Mark Adams as interim CFO, who will oversee the finance department during the intervening period.
"Mark has acted as an interim CFO to Cognita Schools since February 2014 and has finance leadership experience from a number of business to consumer and publically listed companies.
"He has previously held the role of CFO at Hastings Insurance Group, easyJet plc, Helphire Group plc, Alpha Airports Group Plc and STA Travel Group."