boohoo group welcomes Shaun McCabe to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Manchester –  boohoo group plc (LON: BOO), a leading online fashion retailer, today announced the appointment of Shaun McCabe to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.

“…On behalf of the Board I am delighted to welcome Shaun to the Group. His deep knowledge and experience of e-commerce and retail will be a great asset to the Board. As a Group we are committed to implementing our agenda for change that will help us on our journey to lead the fashion e-commerce market globally, and look forward to providing further regular updates on our progress in due course.” said Group Executive Chairman, Mahmud Kamani.

Shaun will take on the role of Chair of the Audit Committee and sit on the Group’s Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

About Shaun McCabe

Shaun has extensive financial experience across e-commerce and retail. He is currently CFO of Trainline plc and a Non-Executive Director at AO World plc where he is a member of its Audit and Remuneration Committees. Before joining Trainline plc, he held the roles of International Director at ASOS and CFO for Amazon Europe.

Shaun McCabe, commented: “I am delighted to be joining boohoo at an exciting time when it is implementing its agenda for change. Having spoken extensively with fellow members of the Board, I look forward to helping the Group add further independent experience and increased oversight on matters of compliance and business practices.”

About boohoo group plc

Founded in Manchester in 2006, boohoo is an inclusive and innovative brand targeting young, value-orientated customers. Since 2006, 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.

In early 2017 the group extended its customer offering through the acquisitions of the vibrant fashion brand PrettyLittleThing, and free-thinking brand Nasty Gal. In March 2019 the group acquired the MissPap brand, in August 2019 the Karen Millen and Coast brands, and in June 2020 the Warehouse and Oasis brands, all complementary to the group’s scalable, multi-brand platform. United by a shared customer value proposition, our brands’ design, source, market and sell great quality clothes, shoes and accessories at unbeatable prices. These investment propositions have helped us grow from a single brand, into a major multi-brand online retailer, leading the fashion eCommerce market for 16 to 40-year-olds around the world. As of 31 August 2020, the boohoo group had just over 17 million active customers across all its brands around the world.

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