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Tesco Appoints Melissa Bethell As Non-Executive Director

Tesco PLC has announced the appointment of Melissa Bethell as a non-executive director in the company’s board. She will also be a member of the audit committee.

Bethell will take charge of her new responsibilities on 24 September 2018.

She has previously held non-executive director positions at Samsonite and Worldpay.

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Bethell has been an executive and non-executive board member for various companies.

Presently, she is the managing partner of Atairos Europe, an investment fund backed by Comcast NBC Universal.

Bethell is also a director of Exor, a listed holding company for Italy's Agnelli family, and chairs the audit committee.

For over 18 years, she was a managing director at the global private equity firm, Bain Capital. She was also part of a senior leadership team in the company that was responsible for strategy setting, fundraising and portfolio management.

She continues to remain a senior advisor to the company.

Before joining Bain Capital, she was a part of the Capital Markets group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Her role there was focussed around media and technology.

“I am delighted to welcome Melissa to the Board as a non-executive Director. Her broad range of skills and experience will be of significant benefit to the Board as we implement our strategy. The Board and I very much look forward to working with her over the coming years,” said Tesco chairman John Allan.

© 2018 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Dayeeta Das. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: European Supermarket Magazine.

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