JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)
JD.L on London Stock Exchange
22 May 2019
22 May 2019
Change (% chg)
|65||2004||Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2018||Chief Financial Officer|
|58||2018||Senior Independent Non-Executive Director|
|52||2015||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|71||2010||Independent Non-Executive Director|
|2019||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|Mr. Peter A. Cowgill is Executive Chairman of the Board of JD Sports Fashion PLC. Peter was appointed Executive Chairman in March 2004. He was previously Finance Director of the Group until his resignation in June 2001. He is the Non-Executive Chairman of United Carpets Plc and a Non-Executive Director of Better Bathrooms (UK) Limited. Peter was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Quiz Plc in July 2017.|
|Mr. Neil Greenhalgh is Chief Financial Officer of the Company, with effect from 1 November 2018. Neil has been deeply involved in all aspects of JD's growth and international expansion for the last 14 years. Specifically, he has increasingly been fulfilling many aspects of his new role in more recent years in anticipation of an orderly succession.|
|Mr. Andrew Keith Rubin is Non-Executive Director of JD Sports Fashion Plc. Andy was appointed to the Board in February 2016. Andy is Chairman of Pentland Brands, a Director of Pentland Group Plc and the European Vice-President of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry.|
|Mr. Martin Davies is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of JD Sports Fashion Plc. Martin was appointed to the Board in October 2012. Martin also holds the position of Chairman of Sentric Music Limited. He was previously Group Chief Executive of Holidaybreak Plc from 2010 until its sale to Cox and Kings Limited in 2011. He joined the Board of Holidaybreak Plc in 2007 when it acquired PGL where he had been Chief Executive. He left Holidaybreak Plc in 2012. Previously, he has had roles at Allied Breweries, Kingfisher and Woolworths.|
|Ms. Heather Jackson is Independent Non-Executive Director of JD Sports Fashion Plc. Heather was appointed to the Board in May 2015. Heather has extensive experience in IT and change management. Heather is currently Managing Director at Actinista 2016 Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Ikano Bank AB. Her former roles have included CIO and COO of HBOS Plc and other director level roles with Capital One, Boots the Chemist and George at Asda.|
|Mr. Andrew Leslie is Independent Non-Executive Director of JD Sports Fashion Plc. Andrew was appointed to the Board in May 2010. He has over 40 years of experience in the retail, footwear and apparel sectors. He was an Executive Board Director of Pentland Brands Plc, from which he retired in 2008. Andrew also held a number of senior positions with British Shoe Corporation, The Burton Group Plc and Timpson Shoes Limited.|
|Mr. Kath Smith is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Kath joins the JD Sports Fashion Plc Board after having previously been the GM/ Vice President of The North Face EMEA, a VF Corporation company. Kath has substantial experience of working with world leading brands and in particular has worked in the sports brand industry for 20 years. Kath's significant brand experience and expertise will assist the Group to enhance its already well-established relationships with leading global brands.|
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