furnitureVillageStephenMcPartlandStephen McPartland MP has strengthened his ties to the furniture industry after joining the board at national retailer Furniture Village.

His non-executive director appointment adds to his existing industry roles, which includes chairing the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group and chairing the board at The Furniture Ombudsman, based in his Stevenage constituency.

Furniture Village CEO Peter Harrison said: “We are delighted to welcome Stephen McPartland to our board, and look forward to benefitting from his insight and experience. Stephen is committed to maintaining the health and high standards of our industry, being considered by many as its fiercest champion.”

Mr Harrison added: “At a time when Furniture Village has just experienced a record first full week of sale, Stephen’s support is a real endorsement of our business practices, and he brings a unique set of skills which will help ensure the company’s continued growth.”