Kingfisher has rejigged its top team across its European fascias.

Sebastien Krysiak

Sebastien Krysiak will become Kingfisher’s chief commercial officer

The DIY giant’s top team has undergone several changes that it hopes will help strengthen the business.

Kingfisher has appointed current Castorama Poland chief executive Sebastien Krysiak to its newly created role of chief commercial officer.

Krysiak will take on the role from April 4. He will be responsible for offer and sourcing, supply chain and logistics, and customer insight functions across the group.

Taking over his role at Castorama Poland is Brico Dépôt chief executive Pascal Gil who will also join the group executive board.

Brico Dépôt will be led by the head of group sourcing Laurent Vittoz from March 15.

Kingfisher said chief supply chain officer Martin Lee will depart at the end of May, while group general counsel Elizabeth Messud will join the executive team.

Kingfisher chief executive Thierry Garnier said: “As we enter the next phase of the ‘Powered by Kingfisher’ strategy, accelerating investment for growth, we are strengthening our leadership team in a number of important functions.

“We are particularly delighted that these appointments are internal, reflecting the management strength across the business and our commitment to the development of our teams.

“I’d like to express my sincere thanks to each of the leaders for the contribution they have made and look forward to working together in the next phase of our growth.”

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