The University of Sheffield has appointed a new director of corporate affairs.
Nick Agarwal has a background in commercial marketing communications and broadcast journalism with the BBC.
For the past three years he has been strategic communications director for Asda, and prior to that spent three years in the United States as Vice President in marketing and corporate affairs for global retailer Walmart.
Vice-chancellor Professor Keith Burnett said: “I am delighted Nick Agarwal is joining us in Sheffield. Nick said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the team.
“I’m looking forward to helping the university achieve its ambitious goals, continuing to build its reputation and working in partnership with business, industry and government.”