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Company Overview of John Lewis Partnership plc

Company Overview

John Lewis Partnership plc engages in the retail business in the United Kingdom. It operates stores under the John Lewis and Waitrose brands. Its John Lewis stores offer fashion, home, electrical, and home technology assortments; gifts; and insurance products, including home, car, travel, and wedding and event insurance. The company’s Waitrose stores provide a range of products comprising nutritious meals, snacks, drinks, groceries, vegetables, and milk. It also provides weaving and making up services; and car finance services. In addition, the company is involved in property holding operations. It operates 32 John Lewis department stores, 12 John Lewis at home stores, and 2 Heathrow termina...

171 Victoria Street

London,  SW1E 5NN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1864

88,900 Employees

Key Executives for John Lewis Partnership plc

Managing Director, Member of Management Board and Director
Age: 43
Finance Director and Executive Director
Operations Director
Head of Branch of John Lewis Bluewater, Director, Member of Chairmans Nominations Committee and Member of Audit & Risk Committee
Age: 52
Head of Branch and Group Director of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

John Lewis Partnership plc Key Developments

Clayton Hirst to Join John Lewis Partnership as Group Head of Corporate Affairs, Effective 24 April 2017

The John Lewis Partnership announced the appointment of Clayton Hirst to the role of Group Head of Corporate Affairs, John Lewis Partnership. Clayton will take up the position on 24 April 2017 joining from Virgin Media, where he has served as Director of External Communications since 2015. Clayton has two decades' experience in communications, media and public policy. Prior to joining Virgin Media, he spent 10 years at the regulator Ofcom in a number of roles before becoming its Director of Communications in 2010.

John Lewis Appoints Becky Brock as Director, Marketing, Effective March 20, 2017

John Lewis announced the appointment of Becky Brock to the role of Director, Marketing, reporting to Craig Inglis. Becky will take up the position on 20 March 2017 joining from Snow & Rock Group where she was Marketing Director. Becky will be responsible for all aspects of the retailer's marketing strategy and will take on the leadership of the CRM, digital, brand and category marketing teams. Becky brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked previously with brands such as Homebase, The Edrington Group and Unilever.

John Lewis Partnership plc Announces Executive Changes, Effective January 2017

John Lewis Partnership plc has appointed Paula Nickolds as CEO taking over from Andy Street to lead the company from January 2017. Nickolds joined the John Lewis management board as buying and brand director in 2013, and is currently commercial director.

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