As the AMES Companies propels forward on its trajectory towards becoming the garden retail industry’s ‘partner of choice,’ a strategic move has been made with the appointment of a new Finance Director to fortify its financial endeavors.
Bringing two decades of seasoned experience in the manufacturing, distribution, and FMCG sectors, John Thompson assumes a pivotal role in steering the next phase of AMES’s growth, focusing keenly on the financial landscape. In his new capacity, John will oversee all facets of accounting and payroll, along with taking charge of financial planning, reporting, and analysis. His responsibilities extend to collaborating with the broader leadership team to ensure that ongoing investments, including new warehousing and ERP systems, deliver tangible value not only for customers but also for internal teams.
Expressing his enthusiasm about the appointment, John remarked, “I have been greatly impressed by the vision for the AMES Companies and the steps that have already been taken to achieve this. What’s more, the people and the culture make this a superb place to work, and I am keen to make an impact in this new role. With ambitious growth plans comes the need to make the right decisions in both the short term and the long term, and it is here that the finance team and I come into play. It’s an exciting prospect to be part of this story and look forward to seeing many of our plans for the future come to fruition.”
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