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Dame Susan's search ends

Sainsbury’s turns to Scicluna to chair board

Martin SciclunaSainsbury’s has appointed Martin Scicluna as non-executive chairman following a search led by senior independent director Dame Susan Rice.

He will join the board from 1 November and will assume the role of chairman from the beginning of the new financial year in March, or soon after, at which point David Tyler will step down from the board.

Mr Scicluna is chairman of RSA Insurance and Great Portland Estates. Previous roles include denior independent director and chairman of the audit committee of Worldpay; non-executive director and chairman of audit committee at Lloyds Banking Group. He was chairman of Deloitte and a partner for 26 years serving clients including Dixons, WH Smith, Alliance Unichem and Cadbury’s.

Dame Susan said: “Martin brings a breadth of experience and leadership and we look forward to welcoming him to the Sainsbury’s Board at this pivotal time for the business.”



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