Marion Sears

Non-independent Non-Executive Director


Designated Non-Executive Director for colleague matters

Key strengths

Extensive City, investor and banking experience including mergers and acquisitions. Customer focused and strategic. Long-standing plc experience and shareholder understanding.

Dunelm role

As a Non-Executive Director, provides strategic advice, monitors management performance and oversees risk management. Regularly visits the Dunelm website, stores and non-store sites to meet store colleagues and members of the senior management team. Now non-independent, as defined by tenure, but asked to remain on the Board by the Board members and Adderley family. Attends investor presentations and shareholder meetings. Designated NonExecutive Director for colleague matters.

Joined Dunelm Board

July 2004. Marion was Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee from 2006 to 2015 and Chair of the Nominations Committee until 2016

Previous experience

Robert Fleming, JP Morgan Investment Banking.

Other commitments

Non-Executive Director of Fidelity European Values plc, Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust plc and Director of WA Capital Limited.