Adlens has appointed John Kennedy as its new chief executive officer. Frank Lavety, the company's chief operating officer, has served as interim chief executive since the retirement of Michael Ferrara, the previous chief executive, in autumn last year. Kennedy previously served as chief operating officer at, an online print business. Prior to that, he was the managing director for the U.K. at Wayfair, an online-only retailer of home furnishings and housewares, for which he led the set up in the U.K. He also served as chief executive officer at Moyses Stevens, a responsibly-sourced flower brand, and commercial and supply chain director at Green & Black's, a producer of organic and fair-trade chocolate. Kennedy is a non-executive director at the National Park Partnerships.