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Michael Kors appoints Robin Freestone to BoD
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Nov '16
Courtesy: Michael Kors
Courtesy: Michael Kors
Michael Kors, an award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear apparel, has appointed Robin Freestone to the company's board of directors. Freestone's appointment brings company's board membership to nine, and it will now have seven independent directors. Freestone is an esteemed FTSE 100 executive with experience in business worldwide.

“We are very pleased that Freestone is joining our board,” said John D Idol, Michael Kor's chairman and chief executive officer. “He is a very talented global business leader. His diverse background and broad international experience will add meaningful value to our organisation and shareholders.”

Freestone who had begun his financial and accounting career at Touche Ross (now Deloitte), was last working as the non-executive director of Smith and Nephew plc and moneysupermarket.com. From 2006 to August 2015, he was the chief financial officer of Pearson Plc, having previously served as deputy chief financial officer since 2004. Prior to that, he held a number of senior financial positions at Amersham plc from 2000 to 2004, Henkel Chemicals UK from 1995 to 2000 and ICI/Zeneca Agrochemicals (now Syngenta) from 1985 to 1995. (RR)

 

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