Andrew joined the Group as Deputy Chair and Chair Elect in October 2014 and became Chair at the end of January 2015. Andrew met the Independence criteria detailed in the Code upon appointment.
Andrew brings significant Board, commercial, retail and leadership experience to the Board. Andrew is a former Executive Director of Tesco PLC having spent 15 years on the Main Board, first as Finance and Strategy Director, and latterly as Chief Executive of Tesco’s Retailing Services business. His early career was with Unilever, Guinness, Laura Ashley and the Burton Group. Andrew was previously the Chair of Poundland Group PLC and N Brown Group PLC, Senior Independent Director of BSkyB PLC and a Non-Executive Director of the Rugby Football Union and Woolworths Holdings Limited.
- Non-Executive Director of Flutter PLC
- Non-Executive Director of Majid Al Futtaim Group
- Chair of the IGD
- Chair of Evergreen Garden Care Limited
- Adviser to Shore Capital
- Adviser to Clearwater International