The John Lewis Partnership names Andrew Murphy Chief Information Officer (CIO)

London, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today (6 December 2017) announced Andrew Murphy as its next Chief Information Officer (CIO). Andrew is currently Group Productivity Director for the Partnership and will take up the CIO role on 1 February 2018. He will replace Paul Coby who will leave the Partnership […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces £100,000 investment in innovative tech startups WeFiFo and Exaactly

London, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of Britain’s most iconic and historic retailers – the John Lewis Partnership – today (27 November 2017) announced a £100,000 investment in two innovative tech startups following success in the retailer’s fourth annual accelerator programme – JLAB. JLAB is the largest retail tech accelerator programme in the […]

The John Lewis Partnership names Chris Harris as Group Property Director

London, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Chris Harris as Group Property Director. Chris moves from Arcadia where he is Group Property and Procurement Director and member of the Board. Chris has spent his career in the property sector. He started as a surveyor at Chestertons, before moving into […]

The John Lewis Partnership appoints Clayton Hirst as Group Head of Corporate Affairs

London, 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today (26 January 2017) announces 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 […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Paula Nickolds as Managing Director

London, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces today ( 25 October 2016) that Paula Nickolds will be appointed Managing Director, John Lewis. Paula joined the Partnership in 1994 as a graduate trainee in John Lewis Oxford Street. She held a number of senior roles before joining the John Lewis management […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces that Andy Street to step down as Managing Director

London, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today (30 September 2016) announces that Andy Street will step down as Managing Director, John Lewis on 28 October. After a 31 year career with the Partnership, including nine years as Managing Director, John Lewis, it was confirmed last night that Andy has been […]

The John Lewis Partnership comments on its Managing Director Andy Street running for the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands

London, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership notes recent speculation that Andy Street, Managing Director, John Lewis is to run for the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands. Andy has indicated to the Chairman that he is interested in running for the office, but at this stage has not been […]

Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership: Strong Christmas trading period for the Partnership

Total sales at the John Lewis Partnership in the six weeks to Saturday 2 January were up 4.1% from the same period last year to £1,811.1m Waitrose gross sales (excluding fuel) were £859.8m, up 1.2% compared with last year and down 1.4% on a like-for-like basis John Lewis gross sales were £951.3m, up 6.9% compared […]

The John Lewis Partnership appoints new legal panel

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed a new legal panel following a review of its existing arrangements. LONDON, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Slaughter and May is appointed as corporate adviser to provide the legal team with strategic advice in a number of complex and high profile areas and to support in relation to […]

Four senior management and finance appointments at The John Lewis Partnership

LONDON, 2015-6-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today announces four senior appointments: Patrick Lewis, Managing Director of Partnership Services, to become Group Finance Director Tom Athron, Finance Director of Waitrose, to become Group Development Director Loraine Woodhouse, Acting Group Finance Director, to become Finance Director of Waitrose Bérangère Michel, Director Supply Chain […]

The John Lewis Partnership to hire KPMG as its auditors at the 2016 Annual General Meeting

LONDON, 2015-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 January 2015, the Partnership noted that it had initiated an audit tender process for the 2016/17 financial year, in line with good governance practice. This tender process has now been completed and the Partnership intends to appoint […]

The John Lewis Partnership elects Trevor Phillips Partnership Council President

LONDON, 2015-2-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces that Trevor Phillips has been elected Partnership Council President. The appointment will be effective from 25 March 2015 when David Jones steps down. Trevor will be the first external appointment to the role since 1928. The Partnership Council is the democratically elected body that […]

The John Lewis Partnership appoints Keith Hubber General Counsel and Company Secretary

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 […]