JD Sports Fashion Plc appointed Ian Dyson as a non-executive director, effective March 9, 2023. He will join the audit and risk committee and the remuneration committee.

“I am delighted to welcome Ian to the JD Board,” commented Andrew Higginson, chair of JD Sports. “He brings a wealth of relevant experience and insight to our deliberations. The appointment of Ian is further progress towards strengthening the board’s broader PLC experience base.”

Dyson is the board chair at Curry’s plc and has a strong track record across consumer-facing industries and public company boards. He was chairman and, before that, senior independent director at ASOS plc, senior independent director at Flutter Entertainment plc, and a non-executive director of Intercontinental Hotels Group plc and SSP Group plc. During his executive career, Dyson was group finance and operations director of Marks & Spencer Group plc, chief executive of Punch Taverns plc and group finance director of Rank Group plc.