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Brown (N.) Group PLC
24 February 2009
N BROWN GROUP STRENGTHEN ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of N Brown Group, the internet and catalogue home shopping company, today announces the appointment of Ivan Fallon as Deputy Chairman and Anna Ford as non-executive Director. Both appointments will take effect on 1st March 2009.
Ivan Fallon is Chief Executive of Independent News & Media (UK) and a director of Independent News & Media plc. He has been an independent non-executive director of the N Brown Group for several years and is currently Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Anna Ford is a well-known broadcast journalist and has worked in TV and radio for over 30 years. She is a trustee of 'Forum for the Future', an eco-friendly body aiming at improving sustainability in the environment. Anna has both strong family and career ties with Manchester. She is an alumnus of University of Manchester, and was Chancellor until last year. She is currently a non-executive Director on the Board of J Sainsbury's plc.
Lord Alliance, N Brown Group Chairman, said:
'I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ivan Fallon to Deputy Chairman of the Group. Ivan has been working with us for a number of years and has already been significantly involved with moving our business forward.
I am also pleased to welcome Anna Ford to our board of Directors. Anna will bring invaluable experience to N Brown from a number of different areas.
Their appointments come at a very exciting time for N Brown Group as we continue to develop the company and advance our expansion plan.'
The board confirms there are no further disclosures to be made under paragraphs 9.6.13 (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules in relation to Anna Ford's appointment or paragraph 9.6.11 in relation to Ivan Fallon's appointment.
For further information please contact:
N Brown Group plc
Alan White, Chief Executive Tel: 0161 238 2202
Dean Moore, Finance Director Tel: 0161 238 2208
Gavin Anderson & Company
Fergus Wylie / Clotilde Gros Tel: 020 7554 1400
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