Burberry is pleased to announce that Carolyn McCall is to join the board as a non-executive director and member of each of the audit, remuneration and nomination committees with effect from September 1, 2014.
McCall is Chief Executive Officer of easyJet, a position she has held since July 2010. Prior to easyJet, she held a number of roles at Guardian Media Group including Chief Executive from 2006 to 2010. McCall has also previously served as a non-executive director of Lloyds TSB, Tesco and New Look.
Commenting on the appointment, Sir John Peace, Chairman, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Carolyn to the board. Her experience of leading global companies, combined with her knowledge of consumers, travel, media and general management expertise will be great assets as we enter this next exciting phase of Burberry's global growth and continue to focus on delivering long term shareholder value.”