London, United Kingdom - March 5, 2015, London, United Kingdom - Marks and Spencer announced that Jan du Plessis will stand down from the board of the company on March 4, 2015.
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Mr. du Plessis is chairman of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited, following his appointment as a director. He has been a non-executive director of Marks and Spencer Group plc and its senior independent director.
In his earlier career, Mr. du Plessis was Group Finance Director of Compagnie Financiere Richemont, a non-executive director of British American Tobacco plc, and a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Lloyds Banking Group plc. ■