Kingfisher appoints WWF's Dax Lovegrove director of sustainability and innovation
Kingfisher has appointed WWF's head of business and industry Dax Lovegrove as its new director of sustainability and innovation, the company has announced.
Following a decade with the NGO, Lovegrove will join Kingfisher's Net Positive team in June reporting to group sustainability director, Richard Gillies, who joined from M&S in October 2013.
In his new role, Lovegrove will be responsible for developing the group's sustainability strategy and policy framework across all environmental and social issues.
Tasks include managing Kingfisher's relationships with its cohort of external partners and advisors, and supporting Kingfisher's international operating companies with their local sustainability strategies.
Commenting on the appointment, Gillies said: "I am delighted that Dax will be joining Kingfisher's Net Positive team in June this year.
"His experience in corporate sustainability and green innovation will be crucial to Kingfisher as we look to progress our Net Positive ambitions on an international scale," he added.