JD promotes from within for newly created global role


JD Sports has appointed Michael Armstrong to the newly created role of global managing director as it seeks to drive growth ahead of significant expansion plans internationally, especially in the North American and European markets. 

Armstrong will work under group chief executive Régis Schultz to oversee the “strategic direction of the JD brand, its operations and colleagues, alongside the continued business development and growth of the JD fascia globally”, said the retailer.

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