Contributor Profile

Paul Cannon

Job TitleDirector of IT

Company NameHomebase


Paul has nearly 30 years experience in the DIY Retail Industry having started part time with B&Q while at university, when he graduated, he got sucked into the vortex and joined their graduate program, after making his way up to store manager he took a 4 week secondment to roll out a customer ordering system and never went back! He worked in various parts of the organisation from store ops, multi-channel, home delivery and the Kitchen and Bathroom business delivering IT projects and change. He then spent a couple of years at Wickes as Head Of Retail IT, before joining Homebase as Director of IT looking after all aspects of IT, and the digital development agenda.