JD Sports drafts in ousted boss Peter Cowgill as consultant

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JD Sports has made a £5.5m deal with former boss Peter Cowgill, which will include him acting as a consultant for the sportswear retailer for the next three years.

Cowgill will receive £3.5m from JD Sports for a “binding set of new and restrictive covenants” which will “prevent him from working for or advising any of the Company’s competitors, and prevent him from soliciting any of its employees” over the next two years.

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