Leading Edge welcomes new head of category

With over 27 years of experience.

Charlie Davey has joined Leading Edge Group (LEG) as head of category, effective 26 November, 2018. He replaces group general manager, Lee Scott, who will be leaving LEG after 14 years.

Davey brings over 27 years of experience to the role working in category management, merchandise, sales and supply chain in retail, digital and wholesale environments across Australia and the United Kingdom. He was most recently a consultant for online office supplies business, Winc ANZ, after his two year stint as general manager at Camera House.

In his new role, he will work closely with LEG category manager for appliances, Margaret Terry, to develop and execute the appliances strategy.

Commenting on his appointment, Davey said, “It is a real pleasure to be joining LEG. I was fortunate enough to join the team in a week of planning, and the collaboration and talent within the team makes me very confident we can achieve great things.”

Leading Edge Group CEO, Struan Abernethy said, “We are thrilled to have Charlie on board. In addition to his fantastic experience, Charlie brings his positive and can-do attitude to LEG, and will be a great fit in helping guide LEG through this exciting period of growth.”

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