JD Sports Fashion welcomes Andy Long to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Bury –  JD Sports Fashion Plc (LON: JD), the leading retailer of sports, fashion, and outdoor brands, today announced the appointment of Andy Long to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 6 May 2021, replacing Andy Rubin who has stepped down from the Board with effect the same date.

“I would also like to welcome Andy Long to the Board of JD. His varied experience both at Pentland and elsewhere will be a great addition to our Board, as we continue our successful development.” said Executive Chairman, Peter Cowgill.

He added: “I would like to thank Andy Rubin for his valuable contribution to the Board over the last 5 years at JD, which has been a period of substantial growth of the Group in geographic reach, turnover, and profitability.”

About Andy Long

Andy Long is currently an executive director at Pentland Group. He was the CEO of Pentland Brands, the Pentland Group’s portfolio of sports and fashion brands, until the end of 2020, having previously held the roles of CFO and COO. Before joining Pentland, Andy held senior finance roles at Boots and Procter and Gamble and is a Chartered Management Accountant. Andy has been a board member at Sport England since 2016.

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