M&S boss Rowe pledges action on racism and diversity

M&S boss Steve Rowe has made a personal pledge to address diversity

Marks & Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe has made a personal commitment to staff to take “urgent action” to address racism and diversity in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement.

In a message to staff, Rowe said the actions taken by the retailer so far were not good enough and the issues would be considered as part of a “much overdue review of our approach to diversity and inclusion”.

Rowe added: “I will be putting my personal weight behind this.”

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