The Co-operative Funeralcare recently announced a new senior management appointment. Andy Oldale, from Chorlton, Manchester, has been promoted to head of finance, after having previously worked for The Co-operative Food.
Andy, originally from Chesterfield in Derbyshire, joined the Co-operative Group in 1996 having trained as an accountant at Ernst & Young and worked for a couple of years as a management accountant at Thomson-Marconi Sonar Systems. His new role is to head up finance for the Co-operative Funeralcare and he reports directly into the Co-operative Group’s chief financial officer Stephen Humes.
Andy’s key accountabilities include support for the Co-operative Funeralcare’s senior management team to achieve financial and operating targets, and to lead and develop the Funeralcare finance team. As a member of the group-wide finance senior leadership team he will also help develop, drive and implement finance strategy.
George Tinning, managing director of the Co-operative Funeralcare, said: “I am delighted to welcome Andy to the business and his expertise and support for our senior management team will help to take Funeralcare forward.”