Countrywide announces Bruce Marsh to its Board of Directors as upcoming COO

– UK, London –  Countrywide plc (LON: CWD) today announced that Bruce Marsh will be appointed to the role of COO, reporting to Paul Creffield, Group Managing Director. Bruce will serve as an Executive Director on the Board of Countrywide plc and we will confirm his start date in due course.

“I am delighted to welcome Bruce Marsh to the Board of Countrywide plc. Bruce brings valuable management experience and a proven track record that will assist the Company’s turnaround strategy, and his appointment will complement and strengthen the executive team both now and for the future,” said Peter Long, Executive Chairman of Countrywide plc.

About Bruce Marsh

Bruce is an experienced senior executive, having most recently helped oversee the recovery of Tesco plc in the role of Finance Director, UK, Booker and Republic of Ireland, where he sat on the UK Board. Prior to Tesco, Bruce spent 7 years at Kingfisher plc in broader business roles of Group Strategy Director and as Managing Director, Kingfisher Future Homes, where he launched its Group innovation hub.

Bruce Marsh commented: “I am excited to join Countrywide and to help them with the next stage of their strategy. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with the excellent leadership team at Tesco and am proud of the progress we’ve made over the last four years”.

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