Allan Leighton

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Allan Leighton was appointed as a Director of BSkyB "on 15 October 1999. Allan joined ASDA Stores Limited as Group Marketing Director in March 1992 and was appointed CEO in September 1996. In November 1999 he was appointed President and CEO of Wal-Mart Europe. Allan resigned from all of these positions in September 2000. Allan is currently Deputy Chairman of Selfridges & Co Ltd., George Weston Limited and Loblaws Companies Limited. Allan was Chairman of Bhs Limited until January 2008 and Chairman of The Royal Mail Group until March 2009." [1]

"Mr. Leighton has been the Chairman of The Peacock Group plc since May 2011, Matalan Limited since October 2012, Matalan Retail Limited since October 17, 2012 and Pace plc since June 21, 2011. He serves as the Chairman of British Homes Stores Ltd. and Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Centres. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Pandora A/S until July 1, 2013... Mr. Leighton served as a Non-Executive Chairman of Wilson Connolly Holdings PLC since January 2001 and as the Chairman of Wilson Connolly Group PLC. He served as Non-Executive Chairman at Limited from October 2000 to January 2005. Mr. Leighton serves as the Deputy Chairman of Leeds Sporting PLC." [1]

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  1. Directors, BSkyB, accessed July 16, 2010.
  2. E.ON UK Customer Council, organizational web page, accessed July 10, 2012.