Change to books team at W H Smith as Carrington made trading director

Change to books team at W H Smith as Carrington made trading director

W H Smith's trading director for books, news and impulse Al Aldous will move across to W H Smith's online personalised greeting cards and gifts business, FunkyPigeon.com next month, with Ben Carrington set to replace him. 

Aldous, who has worked at W H Smith for 15 years, will start his new role at FunkyPigeon.com as commercial director from 1st December 2019.

Ben Carrington, currently head of news, impulse and gaming at W H Smith, replace Aldous as trading director of books, news and impulse.

Pete Selby, who joined W H Smith as head of books in April, will report into Carrington.