Tesco appoints Karen Whitworth as non-executive director
Tesco has hired Karen Whitworth as a non-executive director.
Due to take up her role in June 2021, she will also be appointed as a member of the audit committee and corporate responsibility committee.
Whitworth worked with Sainsbury’s until 2018 where her most recent role was business unit director for non food grocery. She is also a former chief executive of Whitworth Corporate Holdings and is currently a non-executive director of Pets at Home, The Rank Group and Tritax Big Box REIT.
John Allan, Tesco chairman, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Karen as a non-executive director. Her wealth of experience across a number of commercial, operational and governance roles, together with her knowledge of retail and corporate strategy, will undoubtedly bring additional valuable knowledge and perspective to the board.”
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