East Imperial appoints Alistair McGeorge to its Board as Non-Executive Chairman alongside Colin Henry joining as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  East Imperial plc (LON: EISB), the global purveyor of ultra-premium beverages, today announced the appointments of Alistair McGeorge as Non-Executive Chairman and Colin Henry as a Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect.

The company also announced the resignation of Rob Soni as Chairman and as Director.

“Alistair and Colin bring extensive retail and corporate governance experience which will be invaluable as we continue to drive forward with our growth plans. I would like to welcome them both to the Board and look forward to working closely with them to strengthen the Board with additional non-executive expertise and to accelerate the growth of our business.” said CEO, Tony Burt.

About Alistair McGeorge

Alistair has a breadth of experience in both public and private consumer-facing businesses, including New Look Group, Matalan, BIGW Limited, and 11 years at Littlewoods/Shop Direct. He has played a leading role in turning around, managing, and growing successful businesses, through ongoing change and developing new routes to market.

Alistair McGeorge said: “I am pleased to have joined the Board of East Imperial as Non-Executive Chairman and look forward to working with Tony, Colin, and the rest of the Board. East Imperial represents a unique global proposition, and we are determined to bring and apply our collective retail and boardroom experience in supporting Tony and his team to deliver the maximum value for the brand and the Company’s shareholders as a whole.”

About Colin Henry

Colin Henry has over 20 years of experience in retail companies having previously held senior roles at Marks & Spencer PLC, Polo Ralph Lauren Inc, and Nike Inc/Umbro Inc as well as other major brands such as Jaeger Ltd, Matalan Group, New Look Group, and BIGW. His experience of driving results is in both luxury and mass markets, across buying, brand development, marketing, digital, and supply chain.

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