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Darts Corner appoint James Browning as Chairman

Key Capital Partners (KCP) are pleased to announce that James Browning has recently been appointed as Chairman for Darts Corner.

Darts Corner is the market leading online retailer of darts and darts accessories both direct to the consumer and to trade, the business sells all over the world from its headquarters in Bolton, offering the broadest range of products in the market. Key Capital Partners invested in Darts Corner in November 2020, making it the third investment for KCP that year.

James Browning joins the business following a 20-year career working in Plc, Private and PE owned businesses. His previous experience includes Chief Executive and Managing Director roles, within a variety of industries, centering on distribution, technology and manufacturing in the B2B space.

In his NED career, James has overseen several successful PE exits and is currently Chairman at KCP portfolio company, Commhoist Logistics, specialist mobile telecoms logistics provider, as well as ZyroFisher Ltd which is the UK’s largest distributor of cycling accessories and Metamark UK Ltd, which manufactures specialist films for a variety of end uses.

James said: “I am excited to be a part of this stage in the Darts Corner journey. Given the strong and trusted status the business has built for itself, there are clearly many exciting opportunities ahead as the business moves to develop its market position globally.”

James Hall, Managing Partner at KCP and board member of Darts Corner adds: “James is well known to KCP and is an excellent fit with Darts Corner and the management team. James’ experience and insight is a fantastic addition to the board and his support and guidance over the next few years will be invaluable.”

Posted in All , Portfolio on Mar 12, 2021