Andrew Higginson joins YourParkingSpace.co.uk

Andrew Higginson, chairman of Morrisons, has been appointed as non-executive chairman of online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk.

The arrival of Andrew, which is in an external capacity to his current role as chairman at Morrisons, coincides with the launch of ParkMaven.com, an innovative cloud based parking management platform launched by YourParkingSpace.co.uk for car parks in the UK and abroad.

Andrew said, ‘It is exciting to be joining a fast-growing tech business that is set to transform the parking industry. The experienced team, combined with cutting edge technology is a fantastic combination, and I look forward to supporting the company in fulfilling its potential.’

In addition to his role as chairman of Morrisons, Andrew’s experience includes being a board member for 15 years at Tesco PLC, as well as holding senior positions with Unilever, Guinness, Laura Ashley, Burton Group, Poundland Group PLC and BSkyB PLC.

Harrison Woods, managing director at YourParkingSpace.co.uk, said, ‘Andrew is one of the UK’s most respected businessmen, so it’s fantastic that he has agreed to join the board at YourParkingSpace.co.uk, where his business acumen will ensure the company continues to enjoy sustained growth.’