John Lewis boss quits to run for West Midlands mayor
John Lewis managing director Andy Street is to step down on 28 October after being chosen as the Conservative candidate for metropolitan mayor of the West Midlands.
The employee-owned department store chain said today that his successor will be announced in “due course”.
Street joined the retailer as a graduate trainee and has spent 31 years at the company, including a nine-year stint as managing director.
He said: “It has been a privilege to lead John Lewis through a transformational period in the retail industry, and I am confident that we have built a business which will continue to... read more
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