Co-op appoints former Lloyds of London executive as finance boss


The Co-op has appointed Shirine Khoury-Haq as its new chief financial officer, replacing Ian Ellis who announced his retirement last year.

The grocery retailer said that Khoury-Haq brings “a wealth of experience” to the new role and will take up her new role in the summer.

Upon taking up her new role, Khoury-Haq will become a member of both the Co-op’s executive team and non-executive board.

Khoury-Haq is a certified accountant and has worked for McDonald’s, IBM, as well as with insurance firm Catlin and most recently as the chief operating officer of Lloyds of London. She has also served as a non-executive director with the Post Office.

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