boohoo group plc (LON: BOO), a leading online fashion group, is pleased to announce that Brian Small is joining the Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Upon his appointment, Brian will take on the role as Chair of the Group’s Audit Committee.
Mahmud Kamani, Group Executive Chairman, commented:
“On behalf of the Board I am delighted to welcome Brian to the boohoo group. Brian’s background and expertise in the retail industry will be a strong asset to the Board. We look forward to benefiting from his extensive knowledge of the sector as we continue to increase our footprint and drive future growth.”
Brian, who brings a wealth of experience to the boohoo Board, was most recently CFO of JD Sports plc for nearly 15 years. Prior to this role, he was Operations Finance Director at Intercare Group Plc and has also been Finance Director of a number of other companies. He qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1981.
Brian Small commented:
“I am thrilled to join boohoo at such an exciting time for the Group as its disruptive eCommerce platform continues to achieve scale internationally. I look forward to working with the Board and leadership team and being able to contribute to the next stage of the Group’s development.”
The following additional information is provided in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Brian Small (aged 62) holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:
|Current Directorships or Partnerships||Previous Directorships or Partnerships|
|N/a||JD Sports Fashion plc|
|DDD Investments Limited|
Brian Small was a Director of Bank Fashion Limited, part of the JD Sports Fashion plc group of companies (“JD Sports Fashion plc”), which was put into admistration in January 2015. Brian was a director of the Company until November 2014.