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Paul Kennedy headhunted by Greencross

Paul Kennedy headhunted by Greencross

Former APG & Co CIO moves to pet product business

Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy

ASX-listed pet product and veterinary services business, Greencross Limited has poached APG & Co tech boss, Paul Kennedy as its first CIO.

Kennedy had been with APG & Co since January 2014 and told CIO he had been headhunted out of the role.

"It's a better opportunity, a larger company, more investment, that sort of thing," he said.

Greencross, which runs more than 200 retail stores, grew significantly last financial year with the company reporting revenue of $644.5 million in FY2015, up 45 per cent on the year earlier. The company also said it grew its online business by 80 per cent.

Prior to APG & Co, Kennedy spent three years as programme manager, online at John Lewis in the UK, and two years as chief technology officer at wexphotographic.com.

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