Troubled Naked Wines parachutes founder Gormley in as adviser

Rowan Gormley

Naked Wines has appointed founder Rowan Gormley, former chief executive and still a “material” shareholder, as a board adviser as it reviews its business.

Gormley’s recruitment came days after a non-executive director representing Naked’s biggest shareholder quit after only three weeks, as customer retention rates at the online specialist have plunged. His return also follows the departure in the summer of its chief financial officer.

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