Burberry Group announces Antoine de Saint-Affrique to its Board as upcoming Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Burberry Group plc (LON: BRBY | OTC: BURBY) today announced the appointment of Antoine de Saint-Affrique to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective from 1 January 2021.

“Antoine’s international business experience, strong understanding of consumers and focus on sustainability will be hugely valuable to Burberry. We are delighted that he has accepted our invitation to join the Burberry Board” said Board Chairman, Gerry Murphy.

About Antoine de Saint-Affrique

Antoine is currently CEO of the Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, which is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange. Before joining Barry Callebaut in 2015, Antoine held several senior roles at Unilever plc, latterly as President of the Foods division and member of the Executive Committee. From 2008 to March 2020, Antoine served as Non-Executive Director of Essilor International, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company which, before its merger with Luxottica Group SpA, was listed on Euronext Paris and included in the CAC 40 index.

About Burberry

Burberry is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.

BURBERRY, the Equestrian Knight Device, the Burberry Check and the Thomas Burberry Monogram and Print are trademarks belonging to Burberry.

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