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M&S clothing boss Jill McDonald exits

Marks & Spencer’s managing director of clothing and home, Jill McDonald, is leaving the retailer.
Written on 8/2/19

M&S CEO Steve Rowe will be taking over responsibility for the clothing and home business ”in the near term”.

McDonald joined M&S in October 2017 from Halfords Group where she was CEO. 

Rowe commented: “Jill was brought in to establish a strong platform for the transformation of the clothing and home business. She has achieved that. She leaves with my thanks and good wishes for the future.

“She has recruited a talented team, improved the quality and style of product, and set a clear direction for the business to attract a younger family age customer.