17 Nov 2020

Robin Lennie retires as Managing Director of STIHL Great Britain

STIHL Great Britain has announced the retirement of long-standing Managing Director Robin Lennie at the end of the year.

Robin 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 1, 2021, until which point Financial Director, Nick Burroughs will act as Interim Managing Director.

Keith Christian, Director of BAGMA, said: "The Team at BAGMA would like to wish Robin all the best for his retirement. We have appreciated the support that Robin and Stihl have given BAGMA over the  years and look forward to working with Kay Green in the New Year."