Peter was appointed Executive Chairman in March 2004. He was previously Finance Director of the Group until his resignation in June 2001. Peter Cowgill is the Non-Executive Chairman of United Carpets Group Plc, Quiz Plc and Roxor Group Limited. Peter is a chartered accountant and founder of North West based accountancy firm, Cowgill Holloway. In 2019, Peter was awarded an honouree doctorate (Doctor of Business Administration) from the University of Bolton for his outstanding contribution to business.