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Meet the manager

29 June, 2017
Meet Specsavers Orpington store manager, Imran Wahid
Meet Specsavers Orpington store manager, Imran Wahid

Imran Wahid has been with Specsavers for five years – with just over a third of that time being spent at his current store in Orpington. He lives in Greenhithe in Kent and has an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree, highlighting his skills in both business and management.

Retail background

Imran has used this MBA qualifications to forge himself a prosperous career within business management. He first began in the retail industry back in 1989 and initially worked for a number of high-end retailers such as Adam’s and Next.

His journey into optics began in 2007 with Dollond & Aitchison, where he took on the role of practice manager, and the experience he gained in optics assisted him in his next career move to Specsavers in June 2012.

A word from Imran

Imran says: ‘My experience at Specsavers has been thoroughly enjoyable and I’ve been given a huge amount of support in terms of my career development and have always felt like an extremely valued member of the team.

‘I have a fantastic group of people working with me and under the stewardship of Wai and Shahen, Specsavers Orpington really has gone from strength to strength – long may that continue.’

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