C&A names former Asda boss as chairman
City veteran Allan Leighton is currently chairman of Co-operative Group, and previously served as chairman of Royal Mail in the UK. His impressive career includes CEO roles at Asda and Pandora. Leighton succeeds Martijn Brenninkmeijer as chairman of C&A.
“C&A is one of the most sustainable, reputable and enduring retail brands and I look forward to working with the team to help the business realise its fullest potential,” Allan Leighton said.
Alexander Birken, CEO of the Otto Group, will also become a member of the board of directors.
“I could not miss the opportunity to leverage my experience to help C&A drive global growth. Together with the management teams, we will work to support the long-term success of C&A,” Alexander Birken said.
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