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NEXT plc

Desford Road
Enderby LE19 4AT
United Kingdom
44 33 3777 4577

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
IndustryApparel Retail
Full-time employees31,947

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Lord Simon A. WolfsonCEO & Executive Director2.27M1.69M1967
Ms. Amanda JamesCFO & Executive Director1.07M1.03M1971
Mr. Richard S V. PappGroup Merchandise & Operations Director and Executive Director1.04M996.55k1967
Ms. Jane ShieldsGroup Sales, Marketing & HR Director and Executive Director1.09M996.55k1963
Mr. Jeremy StakolGroup Investments, Acquisitions & Third Party Brands Director and Executive DirectorN/AN/A1970
Mr. Ian BlackwellCompany SecretaryN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


NEXT plc engages in the retail of clothing, beauty, footwear, and home products in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through NEXT Retail; NEXT Online; NEXT Finance; Total Platform; Property Management; and Franchise, Sourcing, and other segments. It offers consumer credit; NEXT branded products; and women's, men's, children's, clothing, homeware, and beauty products under the LABEL brand, as well as other third-party brands. The company also provides property management services, including holding and lease of properties; operates call centers; and websites, marketing, warehousing, and distribution networks to third-party brands. It operates through retail stores, online retail platforms, and franchise stores. The company was formerly known as J Hepworth & Son and changed its name to NEXT plc in 1986. NEXT plc was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Enderby, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

NEXT plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 April 2024 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 9; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.