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September 10, 2014

European home improvement retailer Kingfisher has found a new CEO in Veronique Laury, formerly the head of the company's French unit, Castorama.

Laury will fill the shoes of Ian Cheshire, who served as chief executive for nearly seven years and is stepping down by the end of 2014. She will also become the fifth female CEO in Britain's FTSE 100 index of blue chip companies.

November 7, 2011

British retail giant Kingfisher plans to go about its DIY retail business in China with a new approach, according to an article in the Financial Times.

The company's CEO Ian Cheshire told the newspaper that big-box DIY "is not the model for China," which has proven difficult for DIY retailers to gain acceptance. The international retailer is trying a showroom format targeting the do-it-for-me customer.

April 3, 2008

Euan Sutherland succeeds Ian Cheshire, who was promoted to group chief executive on Jan. 25....

January 31, 2008

Kingfisher, the largest DIY retailer in Europe, has named Ian Cheshire as group CEO for...