New VP board announced

Reid will be joined on the VP management board by chief financial officer Ian Story, who joined the business with the acquisition of Smart & Cook, chief operating officer Shaun Hooper, who was previously managing director of new markets at Axa, and managing director trading Graham Coates, previously managing director of Stuart Alexander.

Mr Reid said: “It is essential for VP to have a strong management board at its helm as we continue our strategy of building the company into a leading indep