Meet the team
Chief Financial Officer, appointed July 2015
Appointed July 2015.
John Hudson is the Chief Financial Officer at Home Group having joined in June 2015 from Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, where he had been CFO since 2009. He is also a co-opted member of Northumbria University Audit Committee.
His earlier career started in Science and Engineering after gaining a PhD in Solid State Physics from Durham University and a BSc (Hons) in Physics from the University of Leeds, which lead to research roles within British Nuclear Fuels and British Gas.
At the age of 26, and after developing a strong interest in business and management, he embarked upon a career change and completed his chartered accountancy qualification with Deloitte in 1998.
Since then, John has enjoyed senior finance roles within Black & Decker, taking the finance lead in relocating their largest European manufacturing plant, before moving on to the private equity owned radiator and boiler manufacturer Ideal Stelrad Group.