Shirine Khoury-Haq appointed as group CEO of the Co-op on a permanent basis
The Co-op has appointed Shirine Khoury-Haq as group chief executive on a permanent basis.
Khoury-Haq previously held the role on an interim basis after taking over from Steve Murrells earlier this year. Prior to that, she was working as group chief financial officer and chief executive of Co-op Life Services and held senior roles at Lloyd’s, Catlin and IBM earlier in her career.
Allan Leighton, chair of Co-op, said; “I’m delighted that Shirine has accepted the invitation to lead and develop our Co-op into the future, tackling the challenges presented by the highly uncertain and volatile external environment.
“Shirine has proven leadership qualities and a deep level of transformational experience, and the Board has been impressed by her desire to prioritise on activity that will deliver a strong financial Co-op for our members, whilst maintaining a focus on our vision and wider social commitments.”