(dpa-AFX International Compact Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BRADFORD (dpa-AFX) - Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc. (MRW.L) Tuesday said Andrew Higginson would become the company's Chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015. Higginson will join the Board on October 1 as non-executive Deputy Chairman and Chairman Elect.
Higginson is currently the Chairman of Poundland Plc and N Brown Group Plc and senior independent director of BSkyB Plc. Prior to that he was an Executive Director at Tesco Plc for 15 years.