Shazam boss Andrew Fisher joins Marks & Spencer as non-executive director

British retailer Marks & Spencer has appointed Andrew Fisher, chairman of music app Shazam, to its board as a non-executive director.

Fisher, who joined Shazam as CEO in 2005, will take up his role on December 1. He will also join the retailer’s nomination committee.

Shazam Executive Chairman Andrew Fisher

Shazam Executive Chairman Andrew Fisher

Shazam is an app that helps users identify music tracks using their mobile phone. Since joining the company, Fisher has grown the app into a global mobile service with over 750 million users in 200 countries.

Martha Lane Fox, who has sat on the M&S board for nine years, will step down as a non-executive director next April.

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