Keith Kyle has been appointed southern area manager for Hancocks Cash and Carry.
Kyle has worked for Hancocks since 1979 and started as a management trainee, his most recent role was as depot manager at the Bristol cash and carry. He will be overseeing eight of the company’s outlets.
Kyle said: “I am really excited about my new role and feel that this is a very positive time for Hancocks. The company continues to perform well throughout the recession and future expansion is planned.
“I am looking forward to playing a bigger part in the development, supporting the southern area while they build the confectionery business of independent retailers.”
Steve Brooker takes over from Kyle as depot manager at Bristol. He has been assistant manager since 2000.