Justin King CBE is Vice Chairman and Head of Portfolio Business at Terra Firma capital partners, a leading private equity firm. He was Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s from March 2004 to July 2014. Before joining Sainsbury’s, he worked for M&S, Asda, Haagen Dazs, Pepsi and Mars in a 30-year career spanning FMCG and grocery retailing.
Justin was a non-executive director of Staples Inc. and was a board member of London Organising Committee for the Olympics from 2009 to 2013. He was a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group from 2010 to 2012 and he was awarded a CBE in the 2011 Birthday Honours. In 2013, Justin was named Most Admired Business Leader by Management Today as well as Britain’s Most Impressive Businessman in the IPSOS-MORI Captains of Industry Report. Justin also sits on the Public Interest Body of PwC.
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