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Former retail executive Ian Cheshire appointed chair of UK's Channel 4

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By Reuters
Former retail executive Ian Cheshire appointed chair of UK's Channel 4
Former retail executive Ian Cheshire appointed chair of UK's Channel 4   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

LONDON – Former retailing executive Ian Cheshire has been appointed the next chair of British broadcaster Channel 4, the public ownership of which is being reviewed by the government, regulator Ofcom said on Sunday.

Cheshire, a former chief executive of retail group Kingfisher, will join the broadcaster’s board on April 11, succeeding interim chair Dawn Airey, Ofcom said.