Jun 10, 2014
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Barry Bown steps down as CEO of JD Sports Fashion

Jun 10, 2014

Having joined JD Sports Fashion in 1984, Barry Bown is stepping down as CEO of the British company. While sudden, he is leaving on friendly terms, according to the English press.

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Having recorded a turnover up 5.7% at 1.58 billion euros (1.3 billion pounds) for its 2013/2014 fiscal year ending on February 1, JD Sports Fashion has stated that with the executive chairman post (currently occupied by Peter Cowgill) in place since in 2004, Bown will not be replaced immediately. Bown, who has served as CEO since 2000, will retain an advisory role.

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