Andrew Livingston is leaving Wyevale to join DIY chain Screwfix as its commercial director.

At Kingfisher-owned Screwfix, he will help develop the multichannel activities of the company. He joins at the end of February.

Livingston, who is currently chief operating officer at Wyevale, joined the garden centre chain three years ago as commercial director. Prior to that he spent five years at B&Q.

Livingston said: “I am delighted to be returning to the world of DIY and I am very much looking forward to working with the Kingfisher team again. Screwfix is an impressive business which is redefining the sector.”