“Over the past ten years Chris has been hugely instrumental in Gem’s success, helping us to achieve continuous growth year-on-year,” said Donnelly. “I have no doubt that he will have tremendous success leading Gem in the future.”
Peacock added: “I am confident that the excellent management team that we have assembled over recent years will continue to steer Gem Distribution towards an even brighter future.”
Peacock’s appointment as MD completes the senior management restructure at Gem, which has recently seen Simon Lee join as commercial director and Ray Haddow as business development director. Doug Yarker has also been promoted to finance and operations director. Marketing director Dean Van Velsen completes the senior management team.