LONDON, February 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Former CEO of LOVEFiLM and online business directory Scoot, Mark Livingstone, has joined ChemistDirect.co.uk, the UK's number one online retailer of healthcare, beauty and pet health products, as their CEO.
Mark's appointment is the latest development as the business looks to become the e-commerce option of choice for the growing online share of health and pharmacy spend as well as expanding its services offering such as Subscriptions & Online Prescriptions.
Mark brings with him a wealth of experience in retail and technology including positions as Head of buying for Entertainment for Woolworths, World Wide Managing Director of Lego Interactive, and Co-Founder and CEO of LOVEFiLM.
Most recently, Mark was the CEO of Scoot, the largest online business directory in the UK, during which he led the successful exit of the business to web.com, and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Parcel2Go.
Simon Calver, Chairman of ChemistDirect.co.uk, said: "Mark has a real energy and passion in whatever he does. He brings extensive experience to the team here at ChemistDirect.co.uk Mark will be using his knowledge of the retail and online industries to lead the business through its next phase of growth and development. It's an exciting time for us all and I'm delighted to welcome him to the company."
Amongst Mark's most successful start-ups is the letterbox sized healthy snack subscription business, Graze.com, where he was a founding Non-Executive Director which launched in 2007 and exceeded expectations when it entered the US in 2013.
Mark holds an MBA in retail and wholesale and professional qualifications in marketing and finance.
ChemistDirect.co.uk, which launched in 2008, has more than 90 employees across London and Birmingham with a turnover of £15M. The multi-award winning company now ships more than 20m products every year to over one million customers in the UK and globally.
ChemistDirect.co.uk is the UK's number 1 online retailer of healthcare, beauty and pet health products. You can browse our extensive range as well as take advantage of bespoke services such as our Online Doctor and Prescriptions, all from your own home. Throw in speedy and discreet delivery options and managing your personal healthcare has never been easier. Stay Healthy with ChemistDirect.co.uk
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SOURCE Chemist Direct