Dixon Carphone’s Deputy CEO Andrew Harrison is to join Ocado’s board as Non-Executive Director from 1 March.
“We are delighted that Andrew is joining Ocado, as we continue to grow the business and develop our technology solution. Andrew brings significant retail and technology experience and we will benefit from his new insight” said Ocado’s Chairman Lord Rose.
“I am excited to join Ocado’s Board at a time when it leads the shift of the grocery retail market towards online. I look forward to becoming part of the team” Harrison added.
In addition, Ocado’s Senior Independent Director and Non-Executive Director David Grigson has revealed his intentions to retire from the board.
Lord Rose will succeed Grigson as Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Alex Mahon will take on the role of Senior Independent Director. Rose praised Grigson who has served at the company for six years.
Andrew Harrison will join as a member of the board’s Remuneration Committee, Audit and Nomination Committee at the beginning of March.
The restructuring of its board comes at a crucial time for Ocado as it works on signing an international partner.