BSR Group CEO and managing director, Graeme Cunningham has made the decision, in conjunction with the board, to step down from the CEO position.

Last year, Cunningham took up the role as managing director as well as CEO, with the view to step down from the CEO role to focus on growth plans as managing director.

“My stepping down from the day-to-day of the CEO role will enable me to focus on key growth strategies for the group, and I am excited for what this holds for the future,” Cunningham told Appliance Retailer.

“We are well positioned in every way to deliver this plan and having the right people in our business is critical. We will begin the recruitment process immediately and will announce the successful applicant in the coming months.

“The industry has been very good to me and I’ve been very fortunate to have worked with, and learnt from so many great people, in my years as a supplier and a retailer. There are too many to name, but I would like to say thank you for the support and friendship over many years,” he said.