Marks & Spencer supplier Courtaulds UK Group has appointed Charles Jackson as its new chief executive from today (July 1).
Jackson joins from Courtaulds Clothing Lanka where he has been managing director since 2007. Courtaulds Clothing Lanka is a supply chain partner for Courtaulds UK but has not shared ownership with the company since 2006.
Jackson will be responsible for driving the group through to sustainable growth and the next stage in its evolution. He replaces Steve Llewellyn, who retired from the business a couple of months ago.