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Burberry names Debra Lee as non-executive director

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Sep '19
Debra Lee. Pic: Burberry
Debra Lee. Pic: Burberry
Burberry has announced that Debra L. Lee has been appointed to the board as a non-executive director and member of the audit and nomination committees, with effect from October 1, 2019. Burberry is a British luxury fashion house, which distributes trench coats, ready-to-wear outerwear, fashion accessories, fragrances, sunglasses, and cosmetics.

Lee, CEO and founder of Leading Women Defined, is currently a non-executive director at AT&T and a non-executive director and member of the nominating and corporate governance committees at Marriott International. From 2006 to 2018, Lee served as chairman and chief executive officer at Black Entertainment Television, a division of Viacom. She also served as a non-executive director of Twitter from May 2016 to July 2019, according to Burberry.

“Lee is exceptionally qualified as an experienced non-executive director of leading global technology and service companies and former CEO of the world’s leading African-American media network. Her passion for innovation, people and socially positive change will be a huge asset to Burberry as we work together to grow our business inclusively, sustainably and responsibly. We are delighted that she has accepted our invitation to join the Burberry board,” Gerry Murphy, chairman of the company said. (GK)

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