Burberry appoints BSkyB CEO Jeremy Darroch as non-exec director
Having taken up his board position on 5 February, Darroch has also become a member of the group’s Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
Darroch has been at the helm of BSkyB since 2007 after initially joining the company as chief financial officer in 2004. Prior to Sky, he was group finance director of DSG International (formerly Dixons Group) and spent 12 years at Procter & Gamble in a variety of roles in the UK and Europe. Darroch has also previously served as a non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee at Marks & Spencer.
Burberry chairman Sir John Peace said: "We are delighted to welcome Jeremy to the board. His experience leading a global media company combined with his tremendous digital and financial expertise will be great assets as we enter this next exciting phase of Burberry's global growth, and as we continue to focus on delivering long term shareholder value."
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