Former E&Y partner takes Dixons role

EX-E&Y PARTNER Jock Lennox has joined the board of electrical retailer Dixons as non-executive director.

Jock will, who becomes chairman of the audit committee at the business, had served as a partner at Ernst & Young for 20 years, holding senior roles in both the UK and internationally.

He retired from E&Y in 2009 and has been a non-executive director for several companies and council member of ICAS. He is currently a director and chairman of the audit committee of property development business Mucklow, oil and gas business EnQuest, steel manufacturers Hill and Smith and tool maker Oxford Instruments.

Jock succeeds Andrew Lynch, who is retiring, and takes up his role on 10 January.

John Allan, chairman of Dixons Retail, said: “Andrew Lynch has served on the board for nearly 9 years and I would like to thank him for his excellent contribution during this period.

“I am delighted that Jock Lennox has agreed to join our board and take over from Andrew as audit committee chairman. Jock has a wealth of financial experience from his time at Ernst & Young and chairing a number of other audit committees.”


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