New operational team for Waterstone

<p>Waterstone's has made three internal appointments to manager roles in its new operational field structure. Andrew Milner-Walker, manager of London Gower Street, has been made academic general manager, with responsibility for the new national academic division.

North West regional manager Jackie Robinson has been promoted to divisional manager East. Roger Childs, who has been acting divisional manager for the South since March, has been appointed to the position permanently.

David Rowntree continues in his role as divisional manager for North&amp;Eire. The creation of a national academic division and geographical high street divisions followed the refurbishment of the chain's 27 superstores.
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