JD Sports appoints former B&Q exec as CEO

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By Emily Hawkins JD Sports has named former B&Q executive Régis Schultz as new CEO, as the sportswear retailer hopes to put a slew of negative headlines behind it. Schultz is anticipated to join the London-listed retailer in September, with interim boss Kath Smith to resume her former role as a senior independent director on the board. He will join the retailer after a stint at Dubai-based conglomerate Al-Futtaim Group, where he has held the role of president of retail since 2019. “JD has consistently proven itself to be one of the most successful operators of multi-brand retail formats in the…

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