Chief executive Dean Webster brings forward retirement and departs with immediate effect

Dean Webster

The boss of Sweett Group has stepped down with immediate effect after 34 years with the consultant.

Sweett said this morning that Dean Webster had brought forward his planned retirement date and retired from the board and as a director of the company.

Sweett said it had begun the search for a new chief executive, while in the interim chairman John Dodds would assume the role of executive chairman.

Dodds said: “I would like to thank Dean for his considerable contribution to Sweett Group over the last 34 years, the last nine of which as chief executive.

“He has been instrumental in growing the business into the global operation it has become and we wish him every success for the future.”