Bickerstaffe will get up her part on 27 April. She will provide on the board and working committee as an govt director, and will be working 4 times a week.
Bickerstaffe was previously govt chair of household energy company SSE Electrical power Companies. Until April 2018, she was chief govt, Uk and Eire, of Dixons Carphone. She joined Dixons in 2008 and was appointed to its board in 2012.
Prior to this she labored in various senior roles at Kwik Conserve, PepsiCo, Unilever, Dyson and Somerfield wherever she was retail running director.
Steve Rowe, M&S CEO, explained: “Katie has been a terrific assistance to me and the wider administration workforce in her part as a non-govt director and I am delighted that she will now be component of the govt workforce. Her working experience in primary roles at Uk food stuff and non-food stuff suppliers and observe report of providing significant-scale improve will be a must have as we accelerate our transformation.”