Robert Dyas non-exec chairman Geoff Brady has joined the board of pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond.

Brady takes the role as independent non-executive director as Joe Rotunda steps down.

Brady has held senior executive roles at Sainsbury’s, Superdrug, Woolworths and Allied Carpets in the last 15 years. He was previously a non-exec at Matalan and Carpetright.

Albemarle & Bond chief executive Barry Stevenson said: “We welcome Geoff Brady to the company and are delighted that someone of his experience and stature has agreed to join our board. Geoff’s appointment further strengthens the board and provides excellent support and expertise for the executive team as it steers the business through the key phases of our expansion plan.”