Morrisons has appointed the chief executive of the Post Office as a non-executive director.
Paula Vennells is a former commercial director at Whitbread and will join the grocer in January.
Vennells started her career at commercial giants Unilever and L’Oreal.
She has also held directorships in sales and marketing with a number of major retailers, including Dixons Group and Argos.
Johanna Waterous, a non-executive director for six years and chair of the remuneration committee, will stand down at the end of the financial year.
Irwin Lee will succeed her as chair of the remuneration committee.