"Justin King is the Mayor’s appointee to the Board, and is also a member of the Audit Committee. He has been Chief Executive of Sainsbury's since March 2004. Before joining Sainsbury's, he was Director of Food at Marks & Spencer and prior to that held senior positions at ASDA/Wal-Mart and was Managing Director of Haagen-Dazs UK. His early career was at Mars Confectionery and Pepsi International.
"Justin is a member of the CBI President’s Committee and is a non-executive director of Staples Inc. In October 2010 he was made a member of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Group. In the Birthday Honours 2011 Justin was awarded a CBE."