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JD Sports appoints two non-executive directors

May 3, 2023 United Kingdom
JD Sports appoints two non-executive directors
The UK-based retailer has announced that Angela Luger and Darren Shapland will become the newest company's non-executive directors, effective as of the 1st of June
“I am delighted to welcome Angela and Darren to the JD Board. They bring a wealth of retail expertise, strengthen the JD Board's Plc experience and complement the board's existing skills and knowledge”, said JD's chair Andrew Higginson in a regulatory filing.

Luger, who also serves as a non-executive director for Jet2, New Look Retailer and Portmeirion Group, will be joining the remuneration committee, bringing her vast experience in digital commerce, digital transformation and marketing to the board. During her career, she served as managing director at Debenhams and CEO at N Brown Group and The Original Factory Shop and also worked for Cadbury’s, Coca Cola and Asda.

With over 35 years of experience, Shapland, instead, will join JD's audit and risk committee. He currently holds the position of chair at Topps Tiles as well as a range of privately owned businesses. Previously, he served as CEO of Carpetright and as CFO of large retailers such as J Sainsbury, Carpetright, and Superdrug (Kingfisher).

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