Co-operative Group Limited has announced that Adrian Marsh will become an independent non-executive director of the group.
Marsh will retire from his role as group finance director at DS Smith, a FTSE 100 packaging company, after 10 years in the job. He previously held senior finance positions at Tesco and AstraZeneca.
Marsh is also a NED and chair of the audit committee of John Wood Group.
Allan Leighton, Co-op chair, commented: “Adrian joins our Co-op at an exciting time as we move forwards in developing our Food and Life Services business areas. His depth and breadth of commercial experience will prove highly valuable as we seek to create sustainable value for the benefit of our members and their communities.”