Steven Esom joins Rank Group as Non Executive Director

Steven Esom

Rank Group Plc has confirmed the appointment of Steven Esom as a Non-Executive Director.

Esom has joined the operator’s board as of 1 March, and will further act as principal chair to Rank Group’s remuneration committee, advising the operator on its audits and governance appointments.

A UK retail expert, Esom has held leadership positions at Waitrose (Managing Director 2002-2007) and Marks and Spencer (Executive Director of Food 2008-2007).

Esom currently serves governance roles at the British Retail Consortium (Chairman since 2011), Advantage Travel Partnership (Non-Executive Chairman since 2013) and FTSE 250 food producer Cranswick Plc (Senior Independent Director since 2009).

Ian Burke, Rank’s chairman, welcomed the appointment of Esom to the company’s board

“I am delighted to welcome Steven to the Rank board and I know that his skills and experience will be a real asset to the Group.  The board and I very much look forward to working with him over the coming years.”

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