• Mary Burritt

Mothercare names new CFO

WATFORD, United Kingdom - Glyn Hughes will become chief financial officer and executive director of Mothercare PLC effective Dec. 1.

Hughes, currently the company’s interim finance director, replaces Richard Smothers, whose resignation was announced in May. Smothers has accepted a post at Greene King PLC.

Prior to Mothercare, Hughes was CEO and CFO for 10 years with the Dairy Farm Group, a food and personal hygiene product company based in Hong Kong. He previously worked at Kingfisher, parent company of B&Q, a home improvement retailer; Tesco, the grocery retailer; and KPMG.

Mothercare is a British retailer of nursery and children's items, including furniture.

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