19 May 2024, 03:10
By Furniture News May 16, 2022

Made appoints new CFO

Made.com has appointed Patrick Lewis as CFO, with effect from 27th June 2022.

Patrick will help lead the next phase of the group's growth and development, succeeding Adrian Evans.

Adrian, who joined Made in 2017, will remain with the company until 16th September 2022, to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities, before "pursuing other opportunities".

Patrick has spent much of his career in leadership roles on the John Lewis Partnership board, most recently as CFO. As part of this role, Patrick led a supply chain improvement programme and built strong relationships with key stakeholders in restructuring the John Lewis Partnership balance sheet. Patrick also gained valuable insight into high-growth ecommerce as a non-executive Director at Ocado Group.

Made's chair Susanne Given says: "On behalf of the board and the whole company, I would like to thank Adrian for his work over the last five years. Adrian's calm professionalism and dedication were enormously important to the growth of the company, and he has played a key role in shaping strategy, driving growth and helping the company transition to a public company.

"As we look forward, I am delighted to welcome Patrick to the team. His extensive retail and digital experience will be a great asset to Made as we continue to grow the business."

Adrian comments: "I am pleased to have been part of the management team at Made during such an interesting and exciting time. The company has a strong balance sheet and a clear strategy which it is successfully executing, despite current macro headwinds. I would like to wish my colleagues all the best for the future, and I look forward to Made's continuing success."

Patrick says: "I am delighted to be joining Made, a company I have admired and watched with great interest. I am very much looking forward to working with CEO Nicola Thompson and the wider team as we continue to deliver against the company's strong strategy."

Patrick is currently a non-executive director of Sanderson Design Group.

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