A FORMER KPMG ACCOUNTANT has joined the board of Carpetright as an independent non-executive director, the specialist carpet retailer said.
Andrew Page, currently the chief executive of Restaurant Group, which runs the Frankie & Benny’s, Chiquito and Garfunkel’s brands, joins the board with effect from 1 July.
Prior to joining The Restaurant Group, Page held a number of senior positions in the leisure and hospitality industry including senior vice president with InterContinental Hotels and finance firector of Hanover International.
Page spent six years as a corporate financier with Kleinwort Benson, having trained and qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.
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