Case Study

Richard Greenbury: The rising star at Marks & Spencer

1 pages
November 2012
Reference: IMD-3-2345

Richard Greenbury joined Marks & Spencer as a 17 year old management trainee. Thirty-eight years later, he was appointed chairman and chief executive officer of the company. This case describes Greenbury’s rise at Marks & Spencer.

Learning Objective

The case serves as a basis to discuss and understand executive development.

Leadership Development, Retail
Europe, United Kingdom
Marks and Spencer, Consumer Services, Retail
Published Sources
© 2012
Available Languages
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