Hillier Nurseries & Garden Centres have today announced that Andrew McIndoe is to leave the company on Friday 23 October for pastures new.
Andrew McIndoe has been a major part of the Hillier story for the past 37 years, serving as director before assuming the role of managing director seven years ago.
During his time at Hillier, Andy created 25 gold medal-winning RHS Chelsea exhibits, led Hillier Gardening Club tours around Britain and Europe, gave frequent gardening talks to gardening groups and industry bodies, wrote many of the bestselling Hillier Gardener’s Guides and was the principal media spokesperson for Hillier.
Robert Hillier, chairman of Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres, said: “Andy has played a tremendous role in our success. I would like to express my sincere thanks to Andy for his outstanding contribution over the past three decades.”
Andrew McIndoe commented: “It has been a great honour and a pleasure to be a part of the Hillier story for so long and to have worked so closely with such an enthusiastic, knowledgeable team. I am excited to now be able to focus on what I am most passionate about, which is communicating, educating, designing and enthusing about the wonderful world of plants and gardening.”