Gray in charge at Canburg
Smallbone of Devizes and Mark Wilkinson Furniture parent company has placed Ian Gray in charge as executive chairman.
Gray had been non-executive chairman for several months. Leo Caplan, former ceo has left the company.
‘I am excited to be a part of such a great British business. We are leaders in the design and manufacture of luxury and bespoke cabinetry, produced in England and made by skilled artisans. The business currently has the largest order book in our history, at £45m, reflecting our success not only in the UK, but around the world and particularly in the prestigious New York residential developer market,’ said Gray.
Gray advises companies on business and strategy development. Over the past 20 years, he has provided high-level advice to UK companies across a range of industry sectors, including distribution, retail and food production. He is currently chairman of Avicenna Holdings, the UK’s largest independent pharmacy support group, and chairman of Atlantic Productions, a factual documentary film company.