Mr. Justin M. King has been the Chief Executive Officer at J. Sainsbury PLC since March 29, 2004 and serves as its Chairman of the Operating Board. Mr. King has been the Chief Executive Officer at Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd., since March 2004. He has wealth of retail industry knowledge and international experience. Mr. King serves as Chairman and Managing Director of Sainsbury's Bank plc and is running the UK business. Mr. King held senior executive positions in Trading, Human Resources and Retail at Asda Stores/Wall-Mart Europe from 1993 to 2000. He joined Marks & Spencer Group PLC in March 2000 and served as its Director of Food business unit from September 2002 to November 2004. He served as Retail Managing Director at Asda Hypermarkets. He served as Managing Director of Haagen Dazs UK from 1990 to 1993. He had sales and marketing responsibilities at Pepsi Cola International and Mars Confectionary. Mr. King has been an Executive Director of J. Sainsbury plc since March 29, 2004. He has been a Director of Staples Inc., since September 17, 2007. He serves as a Director of Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd and of Sainsbury's Bank plc. Mr. King is a graduate of Bath University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.