Dave Lewis joined the Board of Tesco PLC as Group Chief Executive on 1 September 2014. Over the last 5 years he has led a successful turnaround of the UK’s leading food retailer, including the merger with Booker to create a unique leading Food Business in the UK.
Dave has significant experience in brand marketing, customer management and general management. Prior to joining Tesco, he worked for Unilever for nearly 30 years in a variety of different roles across Europe, Asia and the Americas. His last role at Unilever was President for Personal Care Globally. He was previously a non-executive director of Sky PLC.
Dave is also a member of the Governance Committee of the Consumer Goods Forum and chair of Champions 12.3, a UN programme seeking to add momentum to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Target 12.3 by 2030.
Dave is co-chair of the Prime Minister Business Council for Retail Consumer and Life Sciences sector.