BREAKING NEWS: Senior Director Quits Dick Smith After Just 14 Months
In a shock move, Rod Orrock the Director of Buying and Marketing at Dick Smith has quit 14 months after leaving a senior role at Harvey Norman to take a role at the mass CE retailer.
Orrock, who was tipped to take on the CEO role at Dick Smith will leave the Company on September 15th according to a leaked email from CEO Nick Aboud to senior Dick Smith management.
Aboud claims that Orrock is leaving due to “Health Concerns”.
Orrick joined Dick Smith on June 20th 2014.
Mark Scott has now been appointed to lead the buying team at Dick Smith he will also continue in his role as Director of Operations.
In his email Aboud said that he will personally be working closely with Mark and the buying team to “ensure that we continue to operate effectively”.
During his time at Dick Smith Orrack has been responsible for the opening of 25 new Dick Smith stores, a move into appliances as well as the setting up of a Dick Smith store at Sydney International airport.