News - Debbie Read appointed CEO Walstead UK

LONDON • 8th FEBRUARY 2024: Walstead Group today announces that Debbie Read has been appointed to the role of CEO of Walstead UK, in addition to her existing group duties.

The role of a dedicated CEO for the UK business has been made to replicate the structure of the group’s other European territories and will report directly to Paul Utting, CEO of Walstead Group.

Debbie Read, chief executive officer, Walstead UK, said: “I am delighted to have been appointed into this role and I am looking forward to working closely with UK senior leadership team to implement and drive improvements across the business whilst retaining my group commercial role and responsibilities.”

Paul Utting, chief executive officer, Walstead Group, said: “Debbie has played a key role during the growth of the wider Walstead business over the past 15 years. Her appointment into this newly created role is testament to her hard work and commitment since joining the business in 2009.”