Travis Perkins brings in new general counsel from Dairy Crest

Travis Perkins brings in new general counsel from Dairy Crest


FTSE 250 retailer Travis Perkins has employed a brand new basic counsel from Dairy Crest after the departure of its former authorized head Deborah Grimason.

Travis Perkins, which sells house enchancment and constructing merchandise, has appointed Robin Miller to the place. Miller has been the overall counsel and firm secretary of Dairy Crest for the final decade.

He educated at legacy Winckworth & Pemberton within the 1990s, taking over a sequence of in-house roles at WHSmith and Arcadia.

Miller replaces Grimason within the position after she left for ship administration firm V Group over the summer season. In her absence, Travis Perkins’ chief monetary officer assumed the extra position of firm secretary for the interim.

Grimason was with Travis Perkins for almost 5 years, becoming a member of the corporate from Lafarge Tarmac the place she additionally served as the corporate’s authorized head.

Travis Perkins was Grimason’s first put up as a bunch basic counsel and her first expertise of a FTSE 100 firm; the retailer has since fallen into the FTSE 250. Her predominant exterior advisers have been Dempster Binning, Freeths, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters and Spearing Waite.

In-house interview: Deborah Grimason, Travis Perkins