John Lewis Partnership names Ofcom boss White as chair

Sharon White

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Ofcom boss Sharon White as its new chair.

White will take up the position when Sir Charlie Mayfield steps down in early 2020, though her exact start date is yet to be confirmed.

White has been the boss of the UK communications services regulator Ofcom since March 2015.

Prior to taking on that role, White was second parliamentary secretary at the Treasury, with responsibility for overseeing the public finances.

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