Waitrose MD considered for new role in television


Waitrose boss Mark Price is being considered for the role of interim chairman of Channel 4. 

Price is an active businessman: in addition to his role at the upmarket grocer, he is also Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, as well as Deputy Chair at Channel 4. According to Sky News, he is poised to take on the role of Active Chairman at the broadcaster when current Chairman Lord Burns steps down next year. 

The job is currently being advertised, although Price is in line as a backup measure in case the recruitment process takes too long. The advertisement calls for someone who can “guide the organisation through a period of substantial change in the sector.” 

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