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EASTWOOD, UK (April 14) – With immediate effect, Alan Finden-Crofts will take up the position of Chief Executive of Raleigh UK with the executive team reporting directly to him. This move has been made to further strengthen and streamline Raleigh’s operations in Nottingham. Phillip Darnton retires from the business at the end of April. His […]

EASTWOOD, UK (April 14) – With immediate effect, Alan Finden-Crofts will take up the position of Chief Executive of Raleigh UK with the executive team reporting directly to him. This move has been made to further strengthen and streamline Raleigh’s operations in Nottingham.
Phillip Darnton retires from the business at the end of April. His retirement after the relocation was already planned. With Raleigh UK now entering the next stage of the rebuilding of the business, following the successful relocation to Eastwood, Nottingham, Alan Finden-Crofts is back at the helm. John Spon Smith relinquishes his role as Managing Director of Raleigh UK but will continue to report to Finden-Crofts to carry out Raleigh Cycle Group projects. Day-to-day management of Raleigh UK will continue with Mark Gouldthorp (Finance and Accounting), Mike Reynolds (Product and Marketing), Jane Tomkinson (Manager – Parts and Accessories), Carl Wright and Phil Rickaby (Sales), Mervyn Jones (Warehousing and Distribution). (JO)

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