Owner of Jet2.com appoints Amazon's former UK managing director to board of directors

THE owner of Jet2.com has appointed Amazon's former UK managing director to its board of directors.

Tuesday, 14th April 2020, 2:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th April 2020, 2:09 pm
The appointment was announced to the London Stock Exchange

Dart Group PLC, the leisure travel and distribution and logistics group, has announced the appointment of Robin Terrell as an independent non-executive director, with immediate effect.

In a statement, Dart Group said: "Robin Terrell has extensive experience in leading online and retail businesses ranging from Amazon, where he was Vice President and UK Managing Director from 2001 to 2005, to John Lewis, where he was Managing Director of John Lewis Direct, responsible for developing their multi-channel proposition.

"Most recently he was Chief Customer Officer at Tesco, where he also served as Interim Managing Director, UK and Group Multi-channel Director. Prior to that he served as Executive Director of Multi-channel and International at House of Fraser. Robin qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand."

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He is Non-Executive Chair of Manufacturing Services Investment Limited, Non-Executive Director and Audit Chair at William Hill Plc, and Non-Executive Director at Amara Living, Ahlens and New Look. His previous Non-Executive roles include Tesco Mobile, Lazada Group, Karen Millen, Maplin Electronics, Wilkinson and Monica Vinader.

Mr Terrell will become a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees with effect from the date of his appointment.

Philip Meeson, Executive Chairman of the Group commented: "I am delighted to welcome Robin Terrell to the board of directors. He has huge experience in leading online and retail businesses with a focus on providing a great customer experience, and also a strong track record as a Non-Executive Director.

"I know that he will make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of our business."

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