With more than 30 years of retail experience.

JB Hi-Fi has welcomed Mark Powell (pictured) as a non-executive director, effective March 13, 2017. He has over 30 years of experience in retail, wholesale and logistics, having held senior positions with retailers such as Warehouse Group and Tesco.

Powell was an advisor to the board of The Good Guys from early 2015 to November 2016. He is also non-executive director for several not-for-profit entities and ‘CEO-in-Residence’ at Massey Business School in Auckland, New Zealand.

Commenting on the appointment, JB Hi-Fi chairman, Greg Richards said, “On behalf of JB Hi-Fi, I am delighted to welcome Mark to the board. He brings great experience across a range of areas as well as an in-depth knowledge of The Good Guys business. We very much look forward to working together.”

The board has appointed Powell to the board as an additional appointee ahead of the annual general meeting in October this year, and he will stand for election at the meeting.