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JD Sports Fashion’s Cowgill steps down as chairman -Breaking


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – People walk past a JD Sports shop in London on April 11, 2017, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

(Reuters] – JD [NASDAQ:] Sports Fashion has announced that Peter Cowgill, the Executive Chairman, will resign as CEO. This is because the company wants to expedite the division of chief executive and chair.

Britain’s most popular sportswear retailer announced today that Kath Smith, and Helen Ashton will be taking on interim chairs and CEO roles.