Tesco PLC announces departure of Richard Cousins; Deanna Oppenheimer to succeed as Senior Independent Director

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11, Tesco PLC today (3 Jan 2017) announces that Richard Cousins has decided to resign as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Deanna Oppenheimer will succeed Richard Cousins as Senior Independent Director with immediate effect.

John Allan, Chairman, said “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Richard for his strong contributions to the deliberations of the Tesco Board over the last two years and particularly for his insights and invaluable advice as we have delivered an unprecedented level of change across the business. We wish him well for the future.

I am delighted that Deanna Oppenheimer has accepted the Board’s invitation to become Senior Independent Director.”

Group Company Secretary
Robert Welch
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Ed Young
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Chris Griffith
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Source: Tesco PLC