Allan Leighton


Appointed as Independent Chair on 19 February 2015.

Committee membership

Nominations (Chair)

Skills and experience

Allan has held many high profile roles, including Chief Executive of Asda from 1996 to 2000, and Non-Executive Chairman of Royal Mail from 2002 to 2009. Allan is currently the Chairman of C&A, Canal & River Trust, Element Limited, Northern Bloc Ice Cream and of Allbright, the all women’s networking club and a Non-Executive Director of Going Plural Limited and Simba.

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