Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Tesco appoints John Allan as new chairman
Tesco appoints John Allan as new chairman
23
Feb '15
The UK-based multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer Tesco has appointed John Allan as the new chairman and a member of the company’s board of directors, effective from March 1, 2015.

John Allan is currently a deputy chairman and SID of Dixons Carphone, which was the best performer in the FTSE 100 in 2014. He is also the chairman of Barratt Developments and chairman of Worldpay.

Richard Broadbent, who is currently the chairman of the company said, “I am delighted that John has agreed to join us and take on the role of chairman of the Board. I am sure that his wide expertise, his experience and his personal qualities will contribute greatly to the future of the Group.”

Patrick Cescau, senior independent director of Tesco said, “Following a deep and thorough process run by a committee of independent non-executive directors, the Board unanimously agreed that John Allan was the right candidate to chair Tesco at this important time.”

John Allan said, “I’m very pleased to be taking on this role at such a critical moment for the business and look forward to working with the new executive team and the Board.” (GK)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

India’s 2016-17 cotton import to touch 17 lakh bales

The import of cotton from international markets by spinning mills in...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

US textile & apparel imports fall 6.50% in Jan-Oct ’16

The import of textiles and apparel by United States dropped 6.50 per...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

Indian textile hubs adopt cashless payment modes

The textile ministry is promoting cashless payment within the...

Interviews View All

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search