Following yesterday’s news that HMV Group’s current finance director is to quit the company, a statement has been issued announcing the appointment of Ian Kenyon to the role, with effect from September 3, 2012.
Kenyon joins from his position as CFO at Carphone Warehouse plc joint venture Best Buy Europe, in which he has served since 2008. Prior to that he was group finance director of Carpetright and has also held senior finance roles at Sainsbury’s, Kingsfisher and St Ives.
Kenyon will replace David Wolffe who will remain in the role until his start date.
Phillip Rowley, HMV Group Chairman, said: "I am delighted to welcome Ian to HMV on behalf of the management team and the Board. He brings with him very valuable experience of working with some very well-run companies and I look forward to working with him.
"I would like to thank David Wolffe for his contribution to HMV, particularly helping guide the company through a turbulent time towards a profitable future."
Ian Kenyon commented: "I am looking forward to building on the positive achievements made by the last management team."