March 20, 2023

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JD Sports appoints new chair

Higginson has more than 28 yrs of non-govt director encounter on Plc boards, such as different finance and commercial roles at Unilever, Guinness, Laura Ashley, Burton Group and Tesco Plc.

Most not too long ago, he was chair of William Morrison Supermarkets Plc from January 2015 till the takeover of the business by personal fairness organization CD&R LLP in November 2021.

He is also now senior undependent director at Irish bookmaking organization Flutter plc.

Helen Ashton, interim chair at JD Sports activities Vogue, reported: “The board was amazed with the substantial-high quality candidates that we fulfilled in the course of the recruitment approach. Andy, nonetheless, stood out as the ideal prospect with his in depth board expertise like as a chair and his solid keep track of record in the worldwide retail sector.”

Higginson said: “Possessing intently adopted JD’s achievement around the decades, I see it as an extraordinary business, with a powerful strategic place.

“The board has plainly been addressing its governance and possibility administration framework and I really considerably seem ahead to working with the board and the senior management team, which includes our new CEO as soon as appointed, to carry my knowledge to bear and capitalise on the energy of the manufacturers, sector positions and channels to current market including the global retail shop community.”