Marks & Spencer Group PLC Directorate Change
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Marks & Spencer Group PLC
08 December 2020
Marks and Spencer Group PLC
APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Marks and Spencer Group plc ("M&S") is appointing Evelyn
Bourke as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 February
Evelyn is due to retire from her current role as CEO of Bupa
Group at the end of December and will join the Audit and Nomination
Committees when she joins the M&S Board. Evelyn has led
transformative change during her near 5-year tenure as CEO of Bupa.
Resetting the organisation and strategy to put the customer at its
heart, investing in people and technology and strengthening the
business. She also has extensive experience in financial services,
risk and capital management and mergers and acquisitions; having
spent three and a half years as Bupa's CFO and in leadership roles
at the Bank of Ireland, Standard Life and Friends Provident.
Chairman Archie Norman said:
"I am delighted to welcome Evelyn to the board. She is extremely
smart, has highly relevant experience and her appointment further
strengthens and broadens the Board, who remain closely engaged with
the executive team."
The company confirms that there is no further information
required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the UK
For more information, please call:
M&S Corporate PR 0208 718 1919
NOTES TO EDITORS:
Evelyn Bourke will continue to serve as a Non-Executive Director
of London First and the Bank of Ireland Group PLC, and as a member
of the Bank's Audit and Nomination and Governance Committees.
Additionally, Evelyn was a director of IFG Group plc from August
2011 to August 2016 where she served as the Chair to the Risk
Committee and was a member of the Audit Committee.
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