The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has welcomed Mike Lind as its new chairman for 2018/19.
Lind is the managing director of Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre in Somerset, and took on the role as the GCA’s chairman elect for 2018/19 during its annual conference, which took place in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The GCA supports constructive relationships with other entities connected with retail and wholesale in the sector and promotes best practice across the industry.
Mike said: “During my time as Chairman of the GCA, I will continue to focus on the core benefits of membership and our strategy.
“Above all I want to strive to make sure the GCA remains relevant to the interests of our members and is seen as an association that is beneficial to our businesses but is also fun to be part of.”
Iain Wylie, CEO of the GCA, said: “I look forward to working with Mike this year and in 2019. Initially, our main priority will be to organise a conference for January 2019, continuing the success and popularity of these events in recent years.”