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JD Sports denies exit of Peter Cowgill

Jun 3, 2021 United Kingdom
JD Sports denies exit of Peter Cowgill
The UK-based retailer and distributor of branded sportswear and fashionwear has issued a statement to deny the comments recently made in the media with regards to the position of Peter Cowgill, its Executive Chairman
"JD can confirm to both investors and to its international brand partners that the Board is not engaged in a process to recruit a Chief Executive Officer or Chairman. JD can also confirm that it is continually reviewing the depth of its management team to ensure that the senior operational leadership team in the business has the necessary skills and experience to exploit the ongoing global development opportunities".

Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman, added: "In conjunction with the senior leadership team, I look forward to welcoming investors and analysts to our second Capital Markets Day and to sharing our strategy and execution plans for the further development of JD over the forthcoming years."

 

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