The retailer has announced targets to close its gender pay gap as part of its Plan A 2025 initiative.
The retailer witnessed huge increases in business rates on stores in 2017, according to Colliers.
The news follows M&S’s announcement in November 2016 that it is transforming its UK store estate.
Head of lingerie buying Laura Charles will take responsibility of her department for an undisclosed period.
The move is the latest step in an overall strategy to adopt a “single-tier” clothing and home distribution network.
The clothing and home department, which also covers lingerie and swimwear, witnessed a 2.3% fall in like-for-like sales.
Humphrey Singer will take up his new role as Marks & Spencer embarks on its five-year transformation programme.
Ladies pyjamas lept into the top five list of the most-searched-for items at M&S.
Rosie Huntington-Whitley has helped maintain its position as the UK’s market leader in lingerie.
Jo Jenkins leaving the retailer to become the new CEO of White Stuff.