- Huw Hughes
Start-Rite Shoes Ltd has announced that its CEO, Ian Watson, is leaving
the company, effective from 31st January. Watson, who joined the British
children’s footwear brand in 2016, was the first non-family member to run
the company, and led a fundamental overhaul of the business.
Commenting on the announcement in a statement, Watson said: “It’s with
sadness that I leave my position of chief executive at Start-Rite Shoes. My
decision to resign is no reflection on this business or the people within
it. I have been offered a new challenge which was too good an opportunity
to turn down.
“The company and its board have shown me great support over the last
three years, and I wish them all continued success in the years to
Start-Rite Shoes’ board of directors is actively recruiting a new
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