Marks and Spencer has today announced that Marc Bolland is to take over from Sir Stuart Rose as chief executive of Marks & Spencer.

M&S names Sir Stuart Rose’s successor

Marks and Spencer has today announced that Marc Bolland is to take over from Sir Stuart Rose as chief executive of Marks & Spencer.

M&S names Sir Stuart Rose’s successor

Bolland, who is currently chief executive of Morrisons, will take up the position sometime next year. Sir Stuart, who is both chief executive and chairman of M&S, will stay as part-time chairman at the company to ensure a smooth transition.

Bolland said in a statement: “M&S is one of the world’s great brands and I am very pleased to be given the opportunity to lead the company forward at this exciting stage.

“I am greatly looking forward to working closely with Stuart and the M&S team.”

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