DFS Furniture announces Board member Steve Johnson as Chair-designate

– UK, Doncaster –  DFS Furniture plc (LON: DFS) today announced the appointment of Steve Johnson as Chair-designate, to succeed Ian Durant who will retire from the Board at the 2022 AGM.

“I am delighted by the Board’s announcement of Steve’s appointment as Chair. His detailed knowledge of our Group and wider retail experience will continue to be invaluable as we move forward with our strategy to lead furniture retailing in the digital age,” said CEO, Tim Stacey.

About Steve Johnson

Steve joined the Board in December 2018 and is currently the Chair of the Remuneration Committee. He has considerable retail experience having previously held several senior roles with major UK retailers, starting his career with Asda and most recently Matalan.

Steve Johnson commented: “I look forward to taking up the position of Chair and continuing to work with the team to access the clear opportunities for the Group’s further progress.”

About DFS Furniture plc

The Group is the clear market-leading retailer of living room furniture in the United Kingdom. We design, manufacture, sell and deliver to our customers an extensive range of furniture products. The business operates an integrated physical and digital retail network of furniture showrooms and websites in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, trading through our leading brands. The Group has been established and developed gradually over 50 years of operating history. We attract customers through our substantial and continued investment in nationwide marketing activities and our reputation for high-quality products and services, breadth of product ranges and price points, and favorable consumer financing options.

For more information: http://www.dfs.co.uk/

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