Karen Witts

Group Finance Director, Kingfisher


Karen was appointed to the Board and as Chief Financial Officer in October 2012. She previously worked as Chief Financial Officer Africa, Middle East, Asia and Asia Pacific at Vodafone plc from 2010 to 2012. From 1999 to 2010 she worked at BT plc, most recently as Chief Financial Officer, BT Retail and Managing Director Enterprises and before that as Managing Director Operations, Openreach. She is a chartered accountant and has experience in finance and management roles at companies such as Paribas, Diageo, Mars Electronics, The Observer newspaper and Ernst & Whinney.

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