Pentland Brands Appoints New CFO

Pentland Brands Appoints New CFO

Pentland Brands appointed seasoned executive Graham Burridge as its new chief finance officer (CFO). Burridge has over two decades of experience in the consumer and retail sector, having held notable roles at WPP, Disney and Apple.

Burridge started his career in auditing and is a qualified chartered accountant. He has held controllership roles, financial planning and analysis roles, and finance directors roles in various companies, including Apple, Disney Licensing and Disney Stores, where he was European CFO before becoming CEO.

As the former CEO of Disney Stores Europe, Burridge led the expansion of e-commerce into five European markets, previously driving growth in licensing toy revenue. Additionally, as COO and CFO of Everymile at WPP, he oversaw its strategic business plan, including the technology platform and service provision program.

In his new role, Burridge assumes global responsibility for Pentland Brands’ finance function, including financial strategy and driving business performance. As a Pentland Brands executive team member, he will also assist in delivering strategy and market growth plans for the company.

Chirag Patel, Pentland Brands’ chief executive officer, said, “Graham has a remarkable track record in delivering transformation and growth. This, along with his comprehensive industry knowledge, makes him an invaluable addition to our exec team, and we’re excited to welcome Graham to the Pentland family in August.”