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Tom Athron to leave the John Lewis Partnership

Tuesday 24 October 2017

John Lewis Partnership Chairman, Sir Charlie Mayfield, has announced that Group Development Director, Tom Athron, will leave the business in spring 2018.

Sir Charlie said: 'Tom has enjoyed a successful 12 years in the Partnership and has decided that he now wishes to explore new opportunities outside the Partnership. We wish him every success in the future.'


Notes to editors

The John Lewis Partnership - operates 48 John Lewis shops across the UK, johnlewis.com, 352 Waitrose shops, waitrose.com and business to business contracts in the UK and abroad. The business has annual gross sales of over £11bn. It is the UK's largest example of an employee-owned business where all 84,000 staff are Partners in the business.


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Sarah Henderson
Group Senior Communications Manager
Telephone: 07764 676 036
Email: sarah.henderson@johnlewis.co.uk