Robin Richter, is
Rugbys first Town Centre Manager.
Robin who has been appointed by Rugby Town Centre Partnership will take up his post in
the New Year. Rugby Town Centre Partnership comprises: Rugby Borough Council, Clock Towers
Shopping Centre, Boots, Marks and Spencer, Stagecoach, the Chamber of Commerce and
Warwickshire County Council.
Prior to his appointment, he was Divisional Executive for Somerfield Plc with
responsibilities for twenty superstores. He has an extensive background in retailing and
hotels and has worked at director level for Forte, Allied Domecq and Stenna. He trained at
Henley College, Coventry. He lives locally and is married with two grown up children.
Robin Richter said
"I am looking forward to working in Rugby. It is a very attractive shopping
centre. I am confident that we can make shopping in Rugby pleasurable for local people and
Peter Drabble, Manager of Clock Towers comments,
"The aim of the Partnership, together with the Town Centre Manager is to maximise
the potential of the Town Centre. It has excellent features and these should be utilised
to their maximum. Retailers consider that we could do more to attract shoppers and
visitors to Rugby. We have a great opportunity in a friendly environment, let us work
together to be proud of it."