He joined the retailer as group FD in 2005, and was named group finance and
operations director in March 2006.
Dyson was flagged up as a contender for the M&S top role, which was taken
up by former Morrisons boss Marc Bolland yesterday.
His background in leisure at Rank and Hilton, plus the opportunity to head up
a public company, was too much for Dyson to turn down.
Dyson said: “Although the timing of an announcement of this sort is never
perfect, my background in leisure makes Punch a very exciting opportunity and
one I couldn’t ignore. It also makes great use of all my leisure and retail
experience and means being the CEO of a public company.”
A departure date has yet to be finalised. Plans to replace Dyson have begun.
Sir Stuart Rose, M&S chairman, thanked Dyson for his “significant
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