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Hornby CEO Richard Ames steps down

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Margate, United Kingdom - February 16, 2016, Margate, United Kingdom - Hornby, a hobby products group, announced that Richard Ames is stepping down as CEO and is leaving the business.

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Mr. Ames was appointed as CEO in February 2014. He has a wealth of experience of leading fast moving consumer facing businesses. He was a main Board Director at Ladbrokes plc, where latterly he was Managing Director of its Product Division.

Mr. Ames joined Ladbrokes in 2005 and had run the UK and Ireland Retail operations where he was responsible for managing a successful retail turnaround strategy.

Earlier in his career Mr. Ames worked at Dixons Stores Group Plc as Marketing Director, Essentials and prior to this he was the Purchasing Director in its Domestic Appliances operations.

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