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Wednesday 24 April, 2019

boohoo group plc

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 9462W
boohoo group plc
24 April 2019

For Immediate Release

24 April 2019




boohoo group plc


("boohoo" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries the "Group" or  "boohoo group")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


boohoo group plc (AIM: 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.

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.


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 benefitting from his extensive knowledge of the sector as we continue to increase our footprint and drive future growth."


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


 JD Sports Fashion plc

DDD Investments Limited


DDD 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.


There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two Part (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.





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Neil Catto, Chief Financial Officer

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Alistair Davies, Investor Relations

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About boohoo group plc

 "Leading the fashion eCommerce market"

Founded in Manchester in 2006, boohoo is an inclusive and innovative brand targeting young, value-orientated customers. For 13 years, boohoo has been pushing boundaries to bring its customers up-to-date and inspirational fashion, 24/7. boohoo has grown rapidly in the UK and internationally, expanding its offering with range extensions into menswear, through boohooMAN, and now has over seven million active customers.


In early 2017 the group extended its customer offering through the acquisitions of the vibrant fashion brand PrettyLittleThing, and free-thinking brand Nasty Gal and in March 2019 acquired the Miss Pap brand. United by a shared customer value proposition, our brands design, source, market and sell great quality clothes, shoes and accessories at unbeatable prices. This investment proposition has helped us grow from a single brand, into a major multi-brand online retailer, leading the fashion eCommerce market for 16 to 30-year-olds around the world. Today the boohoo group has 13 million customer accounts across all its brands around the world.

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