Holland & Barrett rows back global plans as international boss exits

New Homebase boss Echo Lu

Holland & Barrett’s international boss Echo Lu has stepped down following a review of its overseas expansion strategy, Retail Week can reveal.

Lu, who was managing director at Homebase prior to its ill-fated acquisition by Bunnings and has previously held senior roles at Tesco, has left the health and wellness retailer after nearly two years leading its international division.

It is not known if Lu has a new role lined up, or whether she will be directly replaced.

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