JD Sports Fashion welcomes Suzi Williams 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 Suzi Williams to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 16 May 2022.

“I am pleased to welcome Suzi to the JD Board of Directors. Suzi brings a significant amount of consumer marketing and management experience to the Group. It is intended that, in due course, Suzi will take up the role of Remuneration Committee Chair,” said Executive Chairman, Peter Cowgill. 

He added: “The appointment of Suzi is a further indication of the progress being made to strengthen the Board with the appointment of new members with extensive skills, experience, and expertise, for the benefit of all stakeholders.”

About Suzi Williams

Suzi Williams has spent thirty years running global consumer brands and businesses for blue-chip companies including Procter & Gamble, Orange, and the BBC. As CMO at BT Group Plc, she led their transformational London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic program, oversaw the launch of BT Sport and was part of the team that transformed the business. Suzi now combines FTSE Plc non-executive roles with board advisory positions for technology start-ups.

Suzi Williams is currently a Non-Executive Director at Telecom Plus Plc & Zegna Communications Plc where she chairs both the Nominations and Remuneration Committees. Suzi was previously a Non-Executive Director at The AA Plc and a Non-Executive Director & Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Workspace Group Plc and has also served on charity and government boards including The Great Campaign for The Cabinet Office which promotes UK business overseas.

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