Sarah McCarthy

CLO at dunnhumby

Sarah took up the position of Chief Legal Officer in 2010, having joined dunnhumby two years previously. Sarah has a broad remit in managing legal and compliance risk across the group, and ensuring that dunnhumby can deliver on its strategic objectives within the complexities that technology and data present internationally. Sarah sees the legal and compliance functions as business enablers and encourages her team to be integrated into the heart of the business. Sarah holds the position of Company Secretary for dunnhumby Limited and is Executive Sponsor of dunnhumby’s diversity and inclusion programme.

Prior to joining dunnhumby, Sarah spent nearly seven years at law firm Slaughter and May, specialising in IT, IP and commercial contracts. She enjoyed working with a broad range of multi-national blue chip clients across all sectors, but moved in-house to “get under the skin” of business and take a more pivotal role in creating business strategy and culture.



  • CLO

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