Management bodies

Our top level of management includes the Chairman and the Partnership Board, who are responsible for the overall strategic direction of the Partnership. The other Partnership management body is the Executive Team, while John Lewis and Waitrose have their own Divisional Management Boards.

Executive Team

The Executive Team includes the Chairman and the appointed directors on the Partnership Board. The Executive Team is a decision-making body whose purpose is to decide the Partnership's strategic direction, ensure that strategic intent is achieved, make clear agreements on trade-offs and inspire alignment..

Divisional Management Boards

Day-to-day management and strategic direction of our divisions John Lewis and Waitrose rest with the divisional Management Boards, who are accountable to the Chairman for performance, and are held to account internally by their own Divisional Councils.