Marks and Spencer has appointed Alison Brittain to its board as a non-executive director with effect from January 1.
Brittain, who is currently group director for the retail division of Lloyds Banking Group, will join the nomination committee at the retailer.
Brittain was appointed to her position at Lloyds in 2012 having joined from Santander in 2011, where she was executive director, retail. Prior to that she spent nearly 20 years with Barclays, where she was director of the Barclays and Woolwich retail networks and managing director of Barclays Business Banking.
Robert Swannell, chairman of Marks & Spencer, said Brittain brings “considerable financial and consumer experience” to the board.