David Potts


David joined the Group as Chief Executive on 16 March 2015.


David is a vastly experienced retailer who joined Tesco PLC at the age of 16 and worked there for 39 years. He rose to become CEO of its Ireland business, its UK retail stores business and then CEO of Tesco Asia. David was also on the Tesco PLC Board from 1998 until he left in 2011. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Morrisons, David held several advisory positions with a number of private equity and consultancy firms and developed his own retail concept to sell general merchandise. He also worked on two extensive retail projects in the UK.

Personal Life

David has two sons, Dan and George and is grandfather to Dan and his wife Sarah's two children, Esme and Leo. David's partner is Jane Holt.

Published 25/09/2017


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