Blackwell's hires Rushby in supply role

<p>Blackwell's UK has appointed Chris Rushby, former Waterstone's head of supply chain, as commercial manager to handle negotiations with suppliers and margin. The move comes two weeks after the departure of Euan Hirst, previously BUK head of commercial. The new role is part of moves by BUK to refocus its commercial team under new m.d. Dominic Myers. Rushby said he would make a "distinction between the top few suppliers and the others, and get the relationship right with them".</p><p> Rushby's appointment follows a period of consultancy work for the BUKcommercial team and anticipates the im...

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