Kingfisher appoints Dax Lovegrove as Director of Sustainability and Innovation

LONDON, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher is delighted to announce that from the 2nd June Dax Lovegrove will join Europe’s leading home improvement retail group as its Director of Sustainability and Innovation, after a decade with WWF as their Head of Business & Industry.

Dax will join Kingfisher’s Net Positive team in June reporting to Group Sustainability Director, Richard Gillies, who joined from M&S in October 2013.  Dax will be responsible for developing the Group’s sustainability strategy and policy framework across all environmental and social issues. This will include managing Kingfisher’s relationships with its cohort of external partners and advisors, and supporting Kingfisher’s international Operating Companies with their local sustainability strategies.

Richard Gillies, Group Sustainability Director at Kingfisher plc, said: “I am delighted that Dax will be joining Kingfisher’s Net Positive team in June this year. His experience in corporate sustainability and green innovation will be crucial to Kingfisher as we look to progress our Net Positive ambitions on an international scale.”

For further information please contact:
Suzi Smith on 0207 896 3215 or email netpositive@z-pr.com

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