Meet the Boscombe store director
Andreas Booth is store director of Specsavers in Boscombe.
Andreas has been working at Specsavers for three years, after buying the store in April 2013 and moving to the area.
Ever since he was a child, Andreas has always wanted to get into retail management. He loves working with people and aspired to run his own business.
He has previously worked in several areas of retail, from shelf-stacking to running department stores in companies such as Sainsburys and Debenhams. He was also in charge of Bestbuy’s flagship store in Thurrock, Essex.
Andreas loves working in a service-driven business and enjoys the different daily challenges the job brings. He makes sure that his team are continually improving so that they can offer the best service possible.
‘I have a great team who are always striving to be better – as I say, best never stops,’ Andreas says.
‘We have a great working relationship and this means we can deliver a high quality service to our customers.’
Andreas was born in Darmstadt, Germany and spent 20 years living and working in London. He is a keen football fan and always likes to get involved with the local community.
Through the store, he’s sponsored numerous things like A Portrait Of Boscombe.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, his partner and his dog, Butler.