Burberry hires new non-executive director
Luxury brand Burberry has appointed Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique to its board as a non-executive director.
He will also become a member of the audit and nomination committees.
Due to take up his role on 1 January, he is currently chief executive of chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut Group. Prior to this, he held several senior roles at Unilever, including president of the foods division.
He has also previously served as a non-executive director of Essilor International which has now merged with Luxottica Group.
Gerry Murphy, Burberry chairman, said: “Antoine’s international business experience, strong understanding of consumers and focus on sustainability will be hugely valuable to Burberry. We are delighted that he has accepted our invitation to join the Burberry board.”
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