Independent Non-executive Director Appointment

Tesco PLC is pleased to announce that Lindsey Pownall will join the Board as an additional independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2016.

From that date, Lindsey will also join the Corporate Responsibility Committee.

Lindsey Pownall was, until 31 December 2015, Chief Executive of Samworth Brothers, the leading UK supplier of premium quality chilled and ambient foods. Lindsey has significant experience in food, grocery and retail brand development, as well as a wealth of experience in supply leadership and strategic development. 

John Allan, Chairman, said:

“I'm delighted to welcome Lindsey as a Non-Executive Director. She brings a wealth of relevant experience, and complements the existing skills and experience on the Board. She will undoubtedly be a valuable addition to the Board.”

There are no additional matters that would require disclosure under LR 9.6.13 R (1) to (6) in respect of Lindsey Pownall.

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