Steve Parfett is set to retire from the wholesale giant founded by his family, Parfetts.
Parfett has spent 10 years jointly undertaking the transition of Parfetts from family to employee ownership. His retirement will be effective from 31 December, 2018.
David Grimes, Parfetts’ joint managing director, said: “The Parfetts executive board has thoroughly enjoyed working with Steve over the years and would like to take this opportunity to thank him for the valued support he has given on the journey to becoming an award winning, fully employee-owned company.
“It truly is the end of an era and we are sure all of us here at Parfetts would like to wish Steve the very best in whatever future endeavours he decides to pursue.”