Majestic names ex-New Look boss as its new chairman

05 February, 2010

Simon Burke is to step down as chairman of Majestic in August.

He will be replaced by Phil Wrigley, who was, until recently, chairman of clothing retailer New Look – and prior to that was its chief executive. He has also held senior management positions with Debenhams, Arcadia and BHS, and is currently chairman of LXB Retail Properties.

Chief executive Steve Lewis said: “His broad retail and property experience will be invaluable.” Wrigley will join the Majestic board in April and take over the chair when Burke leaves at the next AGM.

Burke joined the Majestic board as non-executive director in 2000 and has been chairman since 2005.




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

Richard Hemming MW asks: what’s the next step for indies?

In the not-too-distant future, when all humans are born with inbuilt VR headsets and Trump is Supreme Commander of the Known Universe, how will students of wine look back on the present era of retail in the UK? And, in such a dystopian world, why would anyone care?

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter