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John Lewis FD dies unexpectedly

Ian Alexander, finance director and deputy chairman dies suddenly, aged 55

The finance director of John Lewis has died unexpectedly, aged 55.

Ian Alexander, who was also deputy chairman of the partnership, died on
Sunday of a haemorrhage of a major blood vessel.

Sir Stuart Hampson, chairman of John Lewis, said: ‘The Partnership has been
deprived of a highly talented and committed colleague. We are all terribly
shocked and saddened by Ian’s sudden and unexpected death and our thoughts go
out to his family and his friends.’

Alastair Mckay, director of corporate responsibility, has been promoted to
the deputy chairmanship of the company, and the search for a new FD will begin
shortly.

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