Burberry appoints Jeremy Darroch as Non-Executive Director

Thursday, 06 February 2014
Burberry has announced the appointment of Jeremy Darroch to the Board as a Non-Executive Director and as a member of each of the audit, remuneration and nomination committees of the Board, each with effect from February 5, 2014.

Darroch is Chief Executive Officer of British Sky Broadcasting Group, a position he has held since 2007 having joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2004. Prior to Sky, Jeremy was Group Finance Director of DSG International (formerly Dixons Group) and spent 12 years at Procter & Gamble in a variety of roles in the UK and Europe. Jeremy also previously served as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the audit committee of Marks and Spencer Group.

Commenting on the development, Sir John Peace, Chairman, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jeremy to the Board. His experience leading a global media company combined with his tremendous digital and financial expertise will be great assets as we enter this next exciting phase of Burberry's global growth, and as we continue to focus on delivering long term shareholder value.”

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