NEWS23 February 2021

Former Body Shop CEO to chair Kantar sustainability division

News People UK

UK – Kantar has appointed Jeremy Schwartz as non-executive chairman of its sustainable transformation practice.

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Schwartz has previously served as chief executive of The Body Shop, Pandora and Conival plc, and managing director of L’Oréal UK. He has also held senior marketing roles at News International, The Coca-Cola Company and Sainsbury’s.

His remit as practice chairman will include increasing marketplace visibility for the practice, which launched in March 2020.

Schwartz also holds an advisory position within McKinsey’s business transformation practice.

Jonathan Hall, managing partner of Kantar’s sustainable transformation practice, said: “Jeremy brings an expertise and passion around the intersection between sustainability and commerciality, together with a deep CEO- and CMO-level understanding in operationalising sustainability.”