Lloydspharmacy managing director Richard Smith is to leave the retailer.

The health and beauty retailer’s parent said in a statement:

“It is with deep regret that the Celesio Group announces that Richard Smith, Managing Director of Lloydspharmacy will be leaving the company in the near future to take up a new opportunity in another sector of the healthcare industry.  Richard will remain in post until June, and his successor will be announced in due course.”