– UK, London – Burberry Group plc (LON: BRBY | OTC: BURBY) today announced the appointment of Alan Stewart to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 1 September 2022.
“Alan is a highly experienced CFO and Non-Executive Director of major international public companies. We are delighted that he has accepted our invitation to join the Burberry board.” said Board Chair, Gerry Murphy.
Alan will also join the Audit and Nomination committees.
The Company also announced that Matthew Key will be retiring from the Board at the AGM in July 2023.
About Alan Stewart
Alan Stewart is a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Diageo plc and Reckitt Benckiser Group plc where he chairs the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee respectively. He was previously a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee chair of Games Workshop Group plc from 1996 to 2009.
In his executive career, Alan was CFO of Tesco PLC from 2014 to 2021, where he played an instrumental role in the financial transformation of the business. From 2010 to 2014, Alan was CFO of Marks & Spencer PLC before which he also served as CFO of AWAS, Group Finance Director of WH Smith PLC, and CEO and CFO of Thomas Cook Holdings. He is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Deloitte.
Alan was a founder member of the Accounting 4 Sustainability CFO network which he chaired for four years until his retirement in 2021 and is a member of Chapter Zero.
Burberry is listed on the London Stock Exchange (BRBY.L) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. ADR symbol OTC: BURBY.
BURBERRY, the Equestrian Knight Device, the Burberry Check, and the Thomas Burberry Monogram and Print are trademarks belonging to Burberry.
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