B&M European Value Retail announces Gilles Petit to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Liverpool –  B&M European Value Retail S.A. (LON:BME) today announced that Gilles Petit is to be appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 02 May 2019. Gilles will also join the Audit & Risk Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Company.

Peter Bamford, Chairman, said: “I am delighted that Gilles has agreed to join the Board of B&M. His extensive experience in senior roles with leading retail businesses in Europe will bring additional depth and insights to our Board while we continue to develop and grow our business in each of our chosen markets.”

About Gilles Petit

Gilles Petit has many years of senior management experience in multinational retail businesses in Europe. He previously served as CEO of the hypermarkets division of Promodès and then as CEO of Carrefour in Belgium, Spain and subsequently France. He also served as the CEO of Elior until 2015 and then as CEO of Maisons du Monde until 2018.

He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Maisons du Monde.

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