LONDON, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces that Keith Hubber has been appointed General Counsel and Company Secretary with effect from 1 February 2015.
Keith is an experienced Corporate Lawyer and Company Secretary. He joins us from BG group where he has spent 13 years, first as a corporate lawyer and then, from 2007, as Company Secretary, moving to Deputy General Counsel in 2011.
Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: ‘I am delighted to welcome Keith to the Partnership. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Alan Buchanan for the excellent contribution he has made during his time as interim Director of Legal Services.’
Alan will remain in post as interim Director of Legal Services and Company Secretary until the end of January 2015, to enable Keith, who joins in December, to have a full induction to the Partnership.
Notes to editors:
The John Lewis Partnership – The John Lewis Partnership operates 43 John Lewis shops across the UK (31 department stores, 10 John Lewis at home and shops at St Pancreas International and Heathrow Terminal 2), johnlewis.com, 329 Waitrose shops, waitrose.com and business to business contracts in the UK and abroad. The business has annual gross sales of over £10bn. It is the UK’s largest example of employee-owned business with over 90,000 staff who are all Partners in the business.
For further information please contact:
John Lewis Partnership
Group Senior External Communications Officer
Telephone: 020 7592 6296
Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Simon Rigby / Jos Bieneman
Telephone: 020 7638 9571