Dave Smith, Royal Mail Group’s Chief Customer Officer, has decided to leave the Group to take up a senior role with Rentokil Initial.
Dave has been leading the drive to improve our service to customers and has previously been Managing Director of Post Office Limited and of Parcelforce Worldwide. A comprehensive search will be undertaken for Dave’s successor and internal and external candidates will be considered.
Moya Greene, Chief Executive of Royal Mail Group, said: "We are all very sad to see Dave Smith depart as he has been a great executive for Royal Mail Group. He has made very valuable contributions to the Post Office, Parcelforce Worldwide and the re-alignment of our structure to focus on our customers."
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Notes to editors:
Dave Smith joined Royal Mail Group in 2002, initially as Finance Director of Royal Mail’s sales division, before moving to be Finance Director at Parcelforce Worldwide. He is a qualified chartered accountant.