Laura Wade-Gery to join John Lewis Partnership Board

Friday 8 September 2017

The John Lewis Partnership today announced the appointment of Laura Wade-Gery as a non-executive Director of the Board.

Laura brings with her a wealth of experience having worked for a number of businesses including, Tesco and, most recently, Marks & Spencer. Laura is currently a non executive Director of the Board of British Land and a member of the Government's Digital Advisory Board.

Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: 'I am pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Wade-Gery who brings a wealth of experience in business and retailing. She will build on the strength and depth of the John Lewis Partnership Board.'

Notes to editors

The John Lewis Partnership operates 48 John Lewis shops across the UK,, 353 Waitrose shops, 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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