Burrows Lightbourn Ltd., today announced the retirement of Managing Director Mr. Richard B. Hartley.
Richard Hartley was named the Managing Director of Burrows Lightbourn Ltd. in 1985. Under his leadership, Burrows Lightbourn has grown into one of the two largest wine, beer and spirit merchants on the island.
A statement from the Company said: “Mr. Hartley’s retirement was originally scheduled to be effective at the end of the company’s financial year, 31 January 2013. However, due to a planned restructuring of the business, Mr. Hartley has elected to step down now, allowing new management to be appointed. A further announcement will be made shortly in this regard.”
“I thank my colleagues for their tremendous support,” said Mr. Hartley. “Together, for nearly 28 years, we have built a great business and we can be very proud of what has been achieved.”
“I have been fortunate to have worked with many industry professionals, representing some of the world’s most famous brands and I warmly thank all of them for their confidence in Burrows Lightbourn and its management team.”
The Directors and Shareholders along with all staff said they would like to thank Mr. Hartley for his years of hard work, commitment and dedication and wish him the very best in his retirement.