JLP continues reshaping its management
The changing of management at John Lewis Partnership has continued, as it implements a single team across John Lewis and Waitrose.
Nina Bhatia will join on 17 February as strategy and commercial development director.
She was previously md of Hive, Centrica’s connected home business; ran one of British Gas’s home services businesses and was a partner at McKinsey & Co for more than a decade.
She is a non-executive director of Domestic & General and sits on the advisory board of the Cambridge Judge Business School. She has a double first-class degree in law from Cambridge University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
‘I am delighted to be joining the Partnership. The business's purpose and its two incredibly strong brands resonate strongly with me. Working with partners across the business, I look forward to developing a strategy for the Partnership that is relevant to our customers, is built on trust and delivers commercial value,’ she says.
‘Nina brings tremendous commercial and strategic experience and will play a crucial role as part of the newly-formed Future Partnership Executive team,’ says Sharon White, John Lewis Partnership chairman.
Meanwhile, Craig Inglis, John Lewis customer director is leave at the end of March. He joined as head of brand communications in March 2008 before being promoted to
to director of marketing in 2010, then customer director in 2015. In 2017 he was given responsibility for John Lewis’ website, store development and design.
Inglis was to have been customer director under the Future Partnership team first outlined last year.