Mars food chief joins Marks & Spencer board

Mars Food boss Fiona Dawson is joining the board of Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer has appointed Mars Food global president Fiona Dawson to its board, bringing “cutting-edge” consumer and brand experience.

Dawson will join Marks & Spencer as a non-executive director at the end of May. The retailer expects to benefit from her FMCG insight from a “spectacular career” at Mars, which generates sales of $40bn a year.

M&S said Dawson also “has a strong track record in sustainability, health and wellbeing, particularly women’s entrepreneurship and human rights”.

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