Bestway appoints retail director

Jamie Davison has been appointed retail director at Bestway Wholesale and will now lead the company’s central retail operations, symbol and franchise teams, as well as having overall accountability for the new business and store development teams.

He will be replacing Mike Hollis, who is relocating to Australia, with Davison transitioning into the role as Hollis hands over prior to his departure and will formally joining Bestway’s executive team in July.

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Managing director for Bestway Wholesale, Dawood Pervez said: “Firstly, I would like to thank Mike for his exceptional dedication and contribution to the business.  He joined us alongside the acquisition of Costcutter, where he had been leading the retail teams since 2018.  He brought us immense experience from his impressive career spanning 36 years in retail, across senior roles in Australia, Southeast Asia and the UK.

“Mike has delivered excellent leadership over the last 2 years, and I would also like to thank him for developing the next generation of leaders in Bestway Retail. We are delighted that Jamie is stepping into his shoes as he also has immense experience within retail and proven efficacy and understanding within our business.  Jamie has demonstrated his ability to work strategically and will be highly important to accelerate our positive momentum and continue our growth trajectory.  We will be strengthening Jamie’s leadership team in the months ahead and look forward to making further announcements in due course.”

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Paul Hill is the Editor of Better Wholesaling. He can be found on Twitter at @BW_PaulHill, or contacted via and 07960935659.


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