Managing Director of STIHL GB retires

Robin Lennie retires as Managing Director of STIHL Great Britain as his successor is announced

Long-standing Managing Director of STIHL Great Britain, Robin Lennie, has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the year.

Robin (picture above)  joined the company in 1990 as Finance Director and Company Secretary and was promoted to Managing Director in 2008. Having studied Accountancy, Law & Economics at The University of Glasgow, Robin qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1978 and as an IOD Chartered Director in 2006.   

Robin leaves STIHL Great Britain in excellent financial health and during his tenure as Managing Director, the company has increased turnover from £57m in 2008 to over £109m in 2019.

Robin retires with many exciting plans including exploring even more of the world with his wife and travel companion Liz.

STIHL Great Britain is delighted to announce the appointment of new Managing Director Kay Green. Kay has a successful track record in sales and marketing and joins STIHL from Hasbro UK Ltd where she is Country Manager for UK and Ireland.

Kay Green will join STIHL on March, 1st 2021 until which point Financial Director, Nick Burroughs will act as Interim Managing Director.