Distinguished Leaders Series - Andrew Higginson

Locations
Room 111 Birmingham Business School
Category
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students
Date(s)
Wednesday 23rd October 2013 (17:30-18:30)
Contact

Please email bbsalumni@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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Registration URL
http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/business/mba/events/2013/october/andrew-higginson-registration.aspx
Description

andrew-higgsonAndrew Higginson, Executive Director of Tesco Plc for 15 years, currently Chairman Poundland, N. Brown plc & St James Leisure Group.

After starting his career in FMCG with Unilever and Guinness, Andy has spent 22 years in retail. He was Group Finance Director of Laura Ashley Holdings plc, The Burton Group plc, then, for 15 years he was an Executive Director of Tesco PLC, eleven years as Finance and Strategy Director, and four years as CEO of their Retail Services Division (Tesco.com, Tesco Bank, Tesco Telecomms and DunnHumby). He retired in August 2012 and is now Chairman of both N Brown Group plc and Poundland Limited and an Non-Executive Director at BSkyB PLC, Woolworths Holdings Limited (South Africa), McCurrach UK Ltd, and the RFU (Rugby Football Union).

Registration

To register for this event, please complete our online registration form.

There will be an opportunity for a number of students to take part in a round-table discussion with Andrew,  for further details email bbsalumni@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

Refreshments will be served following the lecture from 18:30-19:00 in the atrium.

This talk is part of the Distinguished Leaders Series.