Former Sainsbury's boss Justin King to re-join M&S as non-exec director

Former Sainsbury's boss Justin King to re-join M&S as non-exec director
File Photo: Sainsbury's Chief Executive Justin King speaks at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in central London, November 4, 2013. REUTERS/Olivia Harris -
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LONDON (Reuters) - Justin King, the former chief executive of British supermarket group Sainsbury's <SBRY.L>, is to re-join Marks & Spencer <MKS.L> as a non-executive director, the clothing and food retailer said on Tuesday.

King led Sainsbury's revival before stepping down in 2014. He is also a former head of food at M&S and has previously worked for Asda.

He will take up his new role at M&S on Jan. 1.

(Reporting by James Davey; editing by Sarah Young)

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