Jacques Duley, managing director of Oddbins, the off-licence chain owned by French group Castel, is stepping down from his role.
Duley, who has been joint managing director of Oddbins and French chain Nicolas for two-and-a-half years, said that he would be returning to France to be managing director of Nicolas in a full-time capacity.
He will be replaced by ­Fabrice Bidault, who has worked for the Castel Group for 20 years and has headed up many operations within the business, including some of the company&'s beer and soft drink ventures.
Oddbins said that in his new role Bidault would help implement a number of plans to increase Oddbins high street presence.