Howdens Leadership
Andy Witts

Andy Witts

Chief Operating Officer: Trade Division


Andy joined Howdens in July 1995 and has been a member of the Executive Committee since September 2008. He was one of the founding members of the Howdens depot management team, having joined from Magnet in 1995. Andy was promoted from the regional team to become Sales Director in January 2007 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Trade in January 2014.

Andy has overall responsibility for the performance and culture of depots and associated support functions in the UK and Ireland. He oversees the evolution of our depot estate, including our strategically important depot reformatting and the opening of new depots. Andy is key in ensuring our depots build trusted relationships with local tradespeople.