Karen Bosher, the former head of JJB Sports UK retail division, has joined Greene King as an operations director, M&C Report understands. Bosher joins the Bury St Edmunds-based brewer and operator after nearly a year and a half as retail director at JJB, where she was accountable for 180 stores, store development and design. Previous to joining JJB, she was head of group stores at Mothercare/the Early Learning Centre for eight and a half years. She also spent five years at Woolworths as operations and regional manager.