Grainger FD steps up to chief exec

Residential landlord
has promoted its finance director to chief executive.

Andrew Cunningham steps up to the top role on 20 October as Rupert Dickinson
has resigned due to ill health, which has affected him for the past 12 months.

Cunningham has served as FD and acting chief executive since May, having
joined the board in 1996.

“Andrew’s experience as the deputy chief executive and finance director – and
more recently the acting chief executive – of Grainger makes him the ideal
successor to Rupert and we would like to take this opportunity to welcome him to
his new position,” said chairman Robin Broadhurst.

“Rupert has made a substantial mark on the company for which the board are
very grateful. He leaves with our best wishes for the future and for a full

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