Dr. Martens appoints Andrew Harrison as non-executive director
Dr. Martens has appointed former Carphone Warehouse chief executive Andrew Harrison as an independent non-executive director.
Due to take up his role from 1 May, Harrison is currently a managing partner at consumer brand investment firm Freston Ventures and a senior independent director at Ocado Group. At Ocado, he is also chair of the remuneration committee and designated non-executive director for engagement with the workforce.
Harrison previously worked for over two decades at Carphone Warehouse where he served as chief executive and chair. Whilst there, he led the 2014 merger of the business with Dixons.
Paul Mason, Dr. Martens chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Andrew to the Dr. Martens board. He brings a wealth of expertise of consumer facing and technology focused businesses and a highly entrepreneurial mindset. His significant prior experience as both a chief executive and non-executive director of large, listed companies will bolster the board and will be invaluable to the business as we embark on the next chapter of the Dr. Martens story.”
On joining the Dr. Martens board, he will also become a member of the audit, remuneration and nomination committees.
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