Floorcoverings distributor Headlam has announced the appointment of Karen Hubbard to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2022.
Karen has over 25 years’ experience in retail, at both Executive and Director levels across various industries and markets.
She was previously Chief Executive Officer of Card Factory plc, the UK’s leading specialist retailer of greeting cards, gifts, wrap and bags, where she diversified their income from a UK High Street business to a Multi Channel, International, Wholesale and Franchised operation.
Karen has also served as Chief Operating Officer at B&M, on the ASDA Stores Executive Board as Executive Director for Property, Multi-Channel and Format Development, in addition to working for BP Oil in their Retail divisions.
Karen currently serves as Chair in privately backed businesses Custom Materials Limited, Character.com, and Redu Group. In addition, she is a Non-Executive Director of St Austell Brewery.
Karen will join the Company’s Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees from the effective date.