25 Oct 2023
by Liz Whyte

BOSS welcome Debbie Nice in the position of Interim CEO from December

BOSS is delighted to welcome Debbie Nice to the Federation team from November 2023. Debbie will be active Interim BOSS CEO while existing CEO Amy Hutchinson takes maternity leave.

Debbie has over 35 years’ experience in the business supplies sector having worked in senior strategic roles in procurement, marketing and sales at the EVO Group, CPD, Office Friendly and Spicers. She has extensive channel knowledge and is passionate about the environment and embracing opportunities for growth and change.

Debbie was awarded Professional of The Year in 2014, she has been a trustee of the BOSS Business Supplies Charity since 2015 and was on the committee of BOSS Yorkshire from 2000-2020.

Debbie says of her appointment:

“I am delighted to be appointed in the role of Interim CEO of the BOSS Federation. There are some key challenges and growth opportunities for our sector, and I am enthusiastic about leading initiatives and taking ideas forward. I am a firm believer in the work of the Federation and the collective power of the proactive business supplies community to work together to make things happen. The last 4 years have seen massive changes for businesses, and I’m keen to help drive momentum in all the areas including sustainability, the changing workplace and how AI and technology will affect our industry. I have always been a firm supporter of the BOSS Federation and I’m looking forward to working alongside the Board, the committees, and the members over the next year.”


Amy Hutchinson, BOSS CEO comments:

I’m thrilled that Debbie has chosen to accept the position of Interim CEO. She’s no stranger to BOSS, currently being Treasurer of the BOSS Business Supplies Charity, and previously an active BOSS member through her last employer. I’m excited for Debbie to continue our plans for the Federation over the next year and work alongside our members supporting them and the industry as a whole.”



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