Andy Francis smiles in front of merchandise inside a Boots store.

Andy Francis

Head of Stores Wales, Merseyside and West Midlands,
Boots UK

Wales Leadership Board

Andy Francis currently leads the 300 Boots Pharmacies and stores across Wales, Merseyside and West Midlands for Boots UK having spent 28 years within the organisation working across the UK.

Andy is a pharmacist and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and sits on the board of the Welsh Retail Consortium and Business in the Community’s (BITC) Wales Leadership Board.  Andy is originally from Carmarthenshire, a fluent Welsh speaker and lives in Cardiff with his family.  Sport is important to Andy and he finds following rugby at all levels hugely enjoyable including supporting the Scarlets and Wales.

He says: “I feel being part of the BITC leadership board is a huge privilege working with like-minded business leaders with the aim of using the power of business and its connectivity to make a meaningful difference to people across Wales.”