Godfrey’s CEO resigns after five months

Retail chain Godfrey’s has announced that Kathy Cocovski has resigned has chief executive officer. 

“We are naturally very disappointed Kathy has, for personal reasons, decided to resign after such a short period as CEO,” said Rod Walker, CEO.

“She has made significant inroads in making the fundamental changes Godfreys needs to set a course for improved long term performance.”

According a report by Inside Retail, Cocovski will be temporarily succeeded by non-executive director and retail veteran John Hardy in the interim.

“Having previously spent several decades in senior management positions at Godfreys and having served for just over three months as a director this year, John will hit the ground running as interim managing director,” said Walker.