M&S announces changes in its board of directors

Thursday, 05 March 2015
Marks and Spencer Group (M&S) has confirmed that further to the announcement in August 2014, Jan du Plessis, Senior Independent Director, will step down from the board on March 4, 2015, having served on the it since 2008. Vindi Banga, Chairman of the remuneration committee, and Non-Executive Director since 2012, will succeed Jan as Senior Independent Director. He will continue to Chair the remuneration committee.

Miranda Curtis will be appointed to the audit committee with immediate effect. Curtis is also a member of the remuneration and nomination committees. Robert Swannell will join the remuneration committee with immediate effect.

Commenting on the development, Robert Swannell, Marks & Spencer Chairman said, “On behalf of the M&S Board, I would like to thank Jan for his outstanding commitment and contribution to M&S. His insights and experience have been invaluable over the last seven years.”

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