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JD Sports says not looking for new CEO after report on succession planning

June 1 (Reuters) - Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer JD Sports said on Tuesday its board was not engaged in a process to recruit a chief executive officer or chairman to replace Peter Cowgill.

The statement comes after a Times report here over the weekend that JD Sports was stepping up succession planning for Cowgill amid pressure from investors. (Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.)

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