Management and board

Sainsburys store

Management and board

  • Justin KingJustin KingChief Executive
    Justin King

    Justin KingChief Executive

    Committees:

    • Member of the corporate responsibility committee

    Biography:

    Appointed Chief Executive Officer on 29 March 2004, Justin is also Chairman of the Operating Board. He has been a Non-Executive Director of Staples, Inc. since September 2007. He is a member of the CBI President’s Committee and a Visiting Fellow of Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation. Justin is a former member of both the Board of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (2009-13) and the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group (2010-12), and was previously the Director of Food at Marks and Spencer Group plc. Prior to this he held a number of senior positions at ASDA/WalMart and Häagen Dazs UK. He spent much of his early career with Mars Confectionery and Pepsi International.

     

     

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  • John RodgersJohn RogersChief Financial Officer
    John Rodgers

    John RogersChief Financial Officer

    Biography:
    Appointed Chief Financial Officer on 19 July 2010, John is also a member of the Board of Sainsbury’s Bank plc. John joined Sainsbury's in November 2005 as Director of Corporate Finance and then became Director of Group Finance from March 2007 to July 2008. In July 2008, he was appointed to the Operating Board as Property Director. John is co-chair of Chief Financial Officer Leadership Network, established by the Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) Project founded by HRH The Prince of Wales. Prior to Sainsbury's, John was Group Finance Director for Hanover Acceptances, a diversified corporation with wholly owned subsidiaries in the food manufacturing, real estate and agri-business sectors.

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  • Helen BuckHelen BuckRetail Director
    Helen Buck

    Helen BuckRetail Director

    Biography:
    Helen was appointed to the Operating Board on 19 July 2010 as Convenience Director and was appointed Retail Director in March 2012. Helen joined Sainsbury's in 2005 and, after spending four years running Brand Communications, moved to Trading as Business Unit Director, Grocery in 2009. Before joining Sainsbury's, Helen held a number of senior positions at Marks & Spencer, Woolworths and Safeway and was a senior manager at McKinsey & Company. Since December 2011 Helen has been a Non Executive Director of LSL Property Services PLC.

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  • Roger BurnleyRoger BurnleyMD of General Merchandise, Clothing & Logistics
    Roger Burnley

    Roger BurnleyMD of General Merchandise, Clothing & Logistics

    Biography:
    Roger joined Sainsbury’s Operating Board in March 2006 as Supply Chain Director before assuming the role of Retail and Logistics Director (2008-12). He was then appointed the Managing Director of GM, Clothing and Logistics in March 2012. Roger was previously the Supply Chain Director at Matalan. He spent his early career in retail management and buying at B&Q before joining ASDA/WalMart, where he held a number of positions before becoming their Supply Chain Director in 2001. Roger is currently Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK) and in September 2012 he joined the board of Transport for London, for which he is also a member of the Projects and Planning Panel.

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  • Mike CoupeMike CoupeGroup Commercial Director
    Mike Coupe

    Mike CoupeGroup Commercial Director

    Biography:
    Appointed Group Commercial Director on 19 July 2010, Mike is responsible for Trading, Marketing, IT and Online. He has been a member of the Operating Board since October 2004 and an Executive Director since 1 August 2007. He joined Sainsbury’s from Big Food Group where he was a Board Director of Big Food Group plc and Managing Director of Iceland Food Stores. He previously worked for both ASDA and Tesco, where he served in a variety of senior management roles. Mike was appointed to the board of directors at Insight 2 Communication at its inception and he is also a Non-Executive Director at Greene King plc.

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  • Tim FallowfieldTim FallowfieldCompany Secretary & Corporate Services Director
    Tim Fallowfield

    Tim FallowfieldCompany Secretary & Corporate Services Director

    Biography:
    Tim joined Sainsbury's in 2001 as Company Secretary and is a member of the Operating Board. In addition to his role as Company Secretary, Tim is responsible for the Corporate Services Division comprising Legal Services, Insurance, Safety, Central Security, Public Affairs and Shareholder Services. Tim joined Sainsbury's from Exel plc, the global logistics company, where he was Company Secretary and Head of Legal Services (1994-2001). Prior to this he worked at the international law firm Clifford Chance for six years and is a qualified solicitor.

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  • Angie_risleyAngie RisleyGroup HR Director
    Angie_risley

    Angie RisleyGroup HR Director

    Biography:
    Angie was appointed Group HR Director and a member of the Operating Board in January 2013.  She was most recently Group HR Director at Lloyds Banking Group and prior to this Angie was Group HR Director at Whitbread. She is also a Non Executive Director of Serco Group plc and chairs their Remuneration Committee.

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  • Jon RudoeJon RudoeDigital and Technology Director
    Jon Rudoe

    Jon RudoeDigital and Technology Director

    Biography:
    Jon joined Sainsbury’s in July 2011 as Director of Online, leading the Grocery and Non-Food Online businesses. In March 2013 he also took on responsibility for Digital – Sainsbury’s omnichannel strategy, building the Digital/User Experience team, Mobile Scan & Go, and leading the Digital Entertainments businesses. In March 2014 he was appointed to the Operating Board as Digital and Technology Director, combining his digital responsibilities with leadership of the IT function, reinforcing Sainsbury’s commitment to its digital future. Jon joined Sainsbury’s from Ocado where as Head of Retail he led marketing, user experience, trading, own brand and supply chain. Previously, Jon was a management consultant (Bain & Company) and worked in venture capital. Jon has an MBA with High Distinction (Baker Scholar) from the Harvard Business School.

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  • Sarah WarbySarah WarbyMarketing Director
    Sarah Warby

    Sarah WarbyMarketing Director

    Biography:
    Sarah joined Sainsbury's and the Operating Board on 30 January 2012 as Marketing Director. She has full responsibility for all Sainsbury's marketing activity and Brand Communications, Non-Food Marketing, digital marketing, Customer Insights and Loyalty. She also has responsibility for Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Affairs. Sarah previously held a number of senior positions at Heineken and was their UK Marketing Director where she was responsible for a number of the UK's most high-profile FMCG brands. Prior to this she was Innovation Director at Heineken where she led the combined technical and marketing team. Earlier in her career Sarah worked for several marketing agencies, and was a graduate at Unilever plc.

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