Stringer will join Mothercare on 1 March

Stringer will join Mothercare on 1 March

Mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed Matt Stringer as the commercial director of its UK business.

Stringer will join Mothercare on 1 March and will work alongside Philippe Dayraud, director of product and sourcing, and Jude Bridge, director of marketing. In addition, newly-appointed CFO Matt Smith will join the company on 25 March.

Stringer most recently served as managing director of Carphone Warehouse UK and has previously held senior merchandising and operational roles at Marks & Spencer.

CEO Simon Calver said: "He [Stringer] brings significant commercial and operational expertise and will complement the skills of Philippe Dayraud and Jude Bridge.

"In addition to his appointment, the appointment of Matt Smith as chief financial officer puts us in a very strong position to push ahead with the delivery of our three-year transformation and growth plan."