Obituary: Peter Beaumont

The chief executive officer of Dunelm Optical died on 17 August

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Peter Beaumont

Peter Beaumont

OT is sad to report that the chief executive officer of eyewear company Dunelm Optical, Peter Beaumont, has passed away.

Dunelm explained that Mr Beaumont died peacefully on 17 August.

“He was a very well-known and respected figure in the optical industry and will be sadly missed,” a statement from Dunelm said.

The eyewear company added that Mr Beaumont’s legacy of running a family business will be continued by managing director, David Baker, and product development director, Oliver Beaumont.