Better Bathrooms appoint Lee Ellis as Finance Director
Better Bathrooms, the UK’s leading independent bathroom and tile retailer, are pleased to announce that Lee Ellis has joined the company as the new Finance Director and will hold a position on the board.
Lee has over 20 years’ experience as a finance professional and has previously held positions as Head of Commercial Finance at Halfords, UK Finance Director at ghd and Retail Finance Director at Phones 4u. In addition, Lee has worked for several larger organisations, including Rolls-Royce and Asda.
This newly created role will strengthen the company and Lee’s significant experience as a Finance Director in private equity environments will bring a wealth of knowledge to take Better Bathrooms to the next level both operationally and commercially.
Better Bathrooms is currently implementing a national growth strategy following the £10m investment from the Business Growth Fund in 2013. By the end of 2015, Better Bathrooms will have 11 showrooms and Trade Counters across the UK.
Colin Stevens, CEO and founder of www.betterbathrooms.com said “I am delighted to welcome Lee Ellis as Finance Director of Better Bathrooms. As a company we are continuously evolving and Lee’s experience in the retail and private equity sector will be very valuable as we continue the growth of the company.”
Lee Ellis, Finance Director added: “I am thrilled to join Better Bathrooms at a time when the business is implementing such an impressive growth strategy and I look forward to being part of what promises to be an exciting future.”
In the past two years, Colin Stevens and Better Bathrooms have won 26 awards and will have a portfolio of 30 showrooms nationwide and employ 500 people, within the next three to five years.