STIHL Great Britain has announced the retirement of long-standing managing director Robin Lennie at the end of the year.

Robin joined the company in 1990 as finance director and company secretary and was promoted to managing director in 2008.

Having studied accountancy, law and economics at the University of Glasgow, Robin qualified as a chartered accountant in 1978 and as an IOD chartered director in 2006.   

During Robin's tenure as managing director, Stihl Great Britain's turnover has increased from £57 million in 2008 to over £109 million in 2019.

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Stihl Great Britain has also announced the appointment of new managing director Kay Green. Kay has a successful track record in sales and marketing and joins Stihl from Hasbro UK where she is country manager for the UK and Ireland.

Kay Green will join Stihl on 1 March. Financial director Nick Burroughs will act as interim managing director until then.

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