George Adams has been appointed as non-executive director and chair of ScS Group's remuneration committee.

George has a strong commercial and management background, with over 30 years of international experience across Europe and Asia. He spent 16 years with Kingfisher, in roles which included CEO of Europe development, group commercial director and commercial MD for B&Q. During his tenure at B&Q George oversaw sales increasing from £1.9b to £3.5b. He has also held CEO positions at Spicers Group and Maxeda DIY Group and has both plc and private equity experience in the retail and consumer goods sector.

Alan Smith, non-executive chairman, says: "I am delighted to welcome George to the board of ScS. George's strong retail and consumer goods background will be of great value, and I look forward to his contribution."

George adds: "I am excited to be joining SCS at this time in their development, utilising my experience of retailing in many different markets."