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Luxury leather firm Pittards appoints new CFO

International leather frim appoints new CFO, coming over from footwear giant Clarks

PRODUCER of luxury leather goods Pittards has appointed Matthew David O’Rourke as its new chief financial officer with effect from 1 June 2016.

He will succeed Jill Williams, who will be stepping down from her role as finance director on that date to become a non-executive director of the board, as announced in February.

O’Roruke, 46, has spent the last nine years with shoe retailer C&J Clark International latterly as director of finance supply chain and formerly director of Finance UK and Ireland. He is CIMA qualified and has experience with several large retail facing businesses.

Stephen Yapp, Pittards chairman said: “I am delighted to welcome Matthew to the company in this senior position bringing relevant industry experience from which the company will benefit as it enters its next strategic phase.”

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