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Shoe Zone appoints new finance director

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Shoe Zone appoints new finance director

By Danielle Wightman-Stone

Aug 2, 2016

Value footwear retailer Shoe Zone has confirmed the appointment of Jonathan Fearn as finance director, he started with the company at the end of July.

Fearn has extensive experience in strategic and commercial finance having worked for Celesio Group since 2002, where he was responsible for the integration of two UK based businesses acquired from United Drug Group, a statement from Shoe Zone said.

The announcement follows the appointment in June of chief financial officer, Nick Davis, as the company’s new chief executive.

Shoe Zone executive chairman, Anthony Smith said: “I am pleased that Jonathan has agreed to join Shoe Zone as our new finance director. His financial and leadership experience from his multiple roles atLloydsPharmacy over the last 14 years ensure he is well placed to run the finance function at Shoe Zone.

“Nick Davis will work closely with Jonathan to ensure a smooth handover as he transitions to take on more of the CEO responsibilities at the company.”