– UK, Manchester – boohoo Group plc (LON: BOO), a leading online fashion retailer, today announced the appointment of Tim Morris to its Board as Non-Executive Director, with effect from today.
Tim will become a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration, and Risk Committees on appointment.
“I am delighted to welcome someone of Tim’s calibre to the Group and look forward to his contribution. His extensive experience will broaden and enrich the Board’s overall expertise and provide a high level of scrutiny and accountability.” said Group Executive Chairman, Mahmud Kamani.
Concurrently, Pierre Cuilleret steps down as a Non-Executive Director effective from today.
Mahmud Kamani added: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Pierre for his positive contribution to the Group throughout his period of service. His business expertise, integrity, and wisdom have greatly assisted during a period in which the Group has seen significant growth and expansion.”
About Tim Morris
Tim is currently Group General Counsel & Company Secretary at TalkTalk Telecom Group Limited, which was on the main list of the London Stock Exchange until March 2021 and which he joined prior to its IPO in 2010. He held similar positions at Carphone Warehouse Group PLC prior to its IPO in 2000 until 2015 during which time it merged with Dixons to create Dixons Carphone PLC. He is also a founding Partner of Freston Ventures Investments LLP, which invests in several private businesses including Five Guys Europe, in addition to various indirect private equity and investment funds. Tim is a Solicitor who worked in private practice before 2000 specializing in corporate finance.
Tim Morris, said: “I look forward to helping the Group execute its strategy to become a leader in global fashion e-commerce and shaping a culture that creates value for stakeholders over the long term, particularly by adding increased independent oversight of risk management and corporate governance practices.”
About boohoo Group plc
“Leading the fashion eCommerce market”
Founded in Manchester in 2006, boohoo is an inclusive and innovative global brand targeting young, value-orientated customers, pushing boundaries to bring its customers up-to-date and inspirational fashion, 24/7.
In 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. In January 2021, the Group acquired the intellectual property assets of Debenhams, to transform a leading UK fashion and beauty retailer into an online marketplace through a new capital light and low-risk operating model. In February 2021, the Group acquired the intellectual property assets of UK brands Burton, Dorothy Perkins, and Wallis.
For more information: https://www.boohoo.com/
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