Howdens Leadership
Mark Slater

Mark Slater

Group Commercial Director


Mark joined Howdens in June 2019 as a member of the Executive Committee. He has over 25 years’ experience in retail and trade businesses working in senior commercial, marketing and strategy roles. Prior to joining the business, Mark held senior commercial positions with Travis Perkins Plc, The Walt Disney Company and Dixons Carphone.

Mark's role as Commercial Director includes range management, which is one of the business's key strategic initiatives. Balancing choice and new product with disciplined range management is crucial to ensuring both availability and profitability.