Comment: All change at Kingfisher – and all change in retail's boardrooms

Castorama's Veronique Laury will become chief executive of pafent Kingfisher

The impending departure of Kingfisher chief executive Sir Ian Cheshire is the latest instance of dramatic change in retail boardrooms.

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