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    Retail veteran Nicky Dulieu joins UK’s John Lewis Partnership board

    The John Lewis Partnership has announced the appointment of Nicky Dulieu as a non-executive director of the partnership board and chair of the audit and risk committee, with immediate effect. She succeeds Andy Martin who stands down after five years with the partnership.

    Dulieu has a strong background in retail including as chief executive of Hobbs from 2008 until 2014, having joined as the company’s financial director. She started her career with Marks & Spencer Group plc where she held various strategic and financial roles over a 23 year period. Dulieu currently serves as the non-executive director of WH Smith plc, Unite Students plc and housing developer, Redrow plc.

    Nicky Dulieu has been appointed as a non-executive director of the partnership board and chair of the audit and risk committee at the John Lewis Partnership.
    Her appointment reflects the firm’s ongoing commitment to strong governance Dulieu’s extensive experience in senior leadership roles and expertise in finance makes her a strong addition to the board.

    “I’m pleased to be welcoming Nicky to the Partnership Board. Her extensive experience and successful track record will be of great value to the Partnership as we continue to progress our five-year growth plan. On behalf of the business, I would also like to thank Andy for the important contribution he’s made over the last five years,” Sharon White, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said.

    Dulieu joins Rita Clifton CBE who is also deputy chairman of the partnership board. In addition, the recruitment for a non-executive director to replace Nish Kankiwala is underway following his appointment to chief executive in March 2023, having previously served as non-executive director on the partnership board for two years.

    Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RR)

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