Morrisons appoints new non-executive directors
The Morrisons supermarket chain has appointed Susanne Given and Lyssa McGowan as non-executive directors of the business with immediate effect.
Given is a former chief operating officer of Superdry and has previously worked with John Lewis & Partners as group director of fashion and beauty. Past roles have also included non-executive director positions at Deloitte and Eurostar International, as well as chair of Push Doctor. She is currently chair of Outfittery and Made.com.
Meanwhile, Lyssa is currently chief consumer officer at Sky UK where she is responsible for the TV, broadband and mobile categories. She has also held a number other senior roles at Sky since joining the business in 2010, and prior to that worked with McKinsey & Company and Telewest.
Andrew Higginson, Morrisons chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Susanne and Lyssa as non-executive directors, and I am confident that they will both make an important contribution to Morrisons continued growth and development.
“Susanne has deep retail experience, across a variety of channels, and particularly in the clothing and homeware categories. Lyssa will provide us with further insight into digital transformation and brand building within large consumer facing businesses.“
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