British Land appoints Bhavesh Mistry as chief financial officer
British Land has appointed Tesco’s Bhavesh Mistry as its chief financial officer.
Currently deputy chief financial officer at Tesco, Mistry will become an executive director at the shopping centre and retail park owner and be part of its main board.
Prior to joining Tesco, he spent more than five years at Whitbread where he was finance director of Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants. In addition, he has previously held senior positions in finance and strategy at Virgin Media and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Mistry is expected to take up his new role no later than 1 August. He will succeed David Walker who will continue in his position of interim chief financial officer until Mistry joins the business.
Simon Carter, British Land chief executive, said: “I am delighted Bhavesh is joining British Land at this important time for our business. His deep expertise in finance and wealth of experience in business transformation in fast moving industries will be invaluable as we continue to move our business forward and deliver against our strategic priorities.”
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