Kath Smith

Interim CEO at JD Group

Kath was appointed to the Board in May 2019. Kath was previously the GM / Vice President of The North Face EMEA, a VF Corporation company. She has over 30 years' experience of building world leading brands including Mars and Diageo and 20 years' experience within the sporting goods industry where she was Managing Director of both the adidas and Reebok brands. Kath has also served as a co-opted member of the University of Salford’s Audit Committee from 2012 to 2014.


  • Interim CEO

    Current role

  • Non-Executive Director