The Officers’ Association (OA) has secured a corporate membership with The Leaders Club, a networking group that meets in London. This will allow up to 5 serving or former officers from the OA community to join their monthly networking events. If you wish to attend simply click ‘Register’; places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Justin is Terra Firma’s Vice Chairman and Head of Portfolio Businesses. He joined the business in September 2015. Justin oversees the management of the firm’s portfolio businesses as well as acting as an adviser to the General Partner. With over thirty years of experience working in and leading large businesses, his significant operational insight and experience in business transformation are invaluable in advising the General Partner on potential new transactions.
Justin was the CEO of Sainsbury’s between 2004 and 2014, where he led the business through a major turnaround which led to nine years of profit growth. Before joining Sainsbury’s, Justin was Head of Food at Marks & Spencer. He held prior roles at Asda, Haagen-Dazs, PepsiCo and Mars in a thirty year career spanning consumer goods and grocery retailing.
Justin has previously served as a director of Staples and a board member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and was on the audit committee of both organisations. He was also a member of the UK prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group.
Justin received an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath, and in 2009 the University of Bath awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration. Justin was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2011.
Justin is well known for his interest in motorsport and enjoys combining his passion for cars and spending time with his family. He served as interim Chairman of the Manor racing Formula One team, overseeing its recovery from administration in 2014, and his son, Jordan, is an international racing driver.
18:00 – 19:00 Networking, Drinks, Canapés
19:00 – 20:00 Speaker
20:00 – close Networking
About The Leaders Club
At The Leaders Club, their motto is ‘Bringing Great Minds Together’, and their vision is to inspire each other with inspiring speakers at inspiring venues.
It is a unique forum for members to exchange ideas and best practice and develop new approaches. It is an unparalleled networking organisation, where members are encouraged to use their expertise and experience to inspire leaders of the future.
There will be a small charge of £15 (non-refundable, plus eventbrite admin fee) for those attending; this covers both the speaker and refreshments.