Hughes Electrical appoints new General Manager

Hughes Electrical has promoted Darren Clements to the new role of Retail General Manager.

He started his career with the company 25 years ago taking a Saturday job at its King’s Lynn store; since then he has been a Sales Assistant, Manager at branches in North Walsham, Norwich and Great Yarmouth. Most recently he was Retail Operations Manager.

In his new role he will work alongside Director of Retail, Jack Phelps, in looking after and supporting Hughes stores which operate in seven counties across England.

“I am greatly looking forward to my new challenge,” he said, “which is part of a change within the company designed to give branch managers more freedom and decision making authority.

“My role is to support them and ensure as a company we continue to deliver the best possible customer service and experience, while ensuring the well-being and happiness of our retail team.”