Chief Executive Officer
John first led Majestic as MD during its successful peak between 2015 and 2017. When Fortress acquired the business in November 2019, they brought him back as CEO to put Majestic back on a growth track.
John previously spent 17 years in senior roles with Kingfisher - including Group Chief Trading Officer and Commercial Director at Screwfix, where he pioneered the Trade Counter format. He also spent five years in the Netherlands, as CEO of Praxis DIY and executive board member of Maxeda Group.
John was named Drinks Business Man of the Year in 2021, and is the highest rated retail CEO on GlassDoor.
Favourite drink: Sancerre