Retail pro Lynne Weedall joins William Hill advisory

FTSE betting group William Hill Plc has moved to strengthen its corporate governance advisory, confirming the appointment of Lynne Weedall as a new Independent Non-Executive Director.

A figurehead in UK retail and leisure, Weedall is an expert in human resources and corporate transformation strategies for large scale enterprises.

During her thirty-year executive career, Weedall has led HR and group operations for a number of the UK’s biggest multi-nationals’ including Tesco Plc, Whitbred Hospitality and Dixons Carphone Plc.

Weedall joins William Hill’s governance advisory, having most recently served as a Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Chair for UK brewery Greene King (2012-2019).

FTSE bookmaker, William Hill continues its ‘transformation strategy’ led by a new executive team, with the company seeking to deliver – digital growth at a multi-market level, rapid US scale and the remodelling of its entire UK retail division.

“We are delighted that Lynne will be joining the board of William Hill,” said William Hill chairman Roger Devlin.

“Lynne’s broad experience with organisations undertaking operational and cultural change will further support the board’s efforts and focus on delivering on our strategy.”

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