Group announces Claire Valoti to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London – Group Plc (LON: MADE) today announced the appointment of Claire Valoti to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 13 May 2022.

“I am delighted to welcome Claire Valoti to the MADE Board. Claire brings a wealth of digital marketing experience relating to both the UK and international markets, and her deep understanding of how businesses engage with digital-native customers will further strengthen the existing mix of skills on our Board. We look forward to benefiting from Claire’s valuable expertise and insights as MADE continues to grow.” said Board Chair, Susanne Given.

Claire Valoti will also join the Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees.

About Claire Valoti

Claire Valoti has over two decades of experience in the technology industry and in leadership roles at high-profile digital and consumer technology businesses, including her current role as VP of EMEA, at Snap Inc. Over the last 6 years, Claire Valoti has been instrumental in driving Snap Inc.’s international growth and leading its expansion in new and existing markets.

Before joining Snap Inc., Claire Valoti was the Director of Agency Partnerships at Facebook, helping clients understand how to reach customers using social media. She also held Director level roles at Weve, O2 Media, and Telefonica, where she led the media businesses. Claire Valoti began her career at Mindshare, part of the WPP group, where she started the digital function to help brands use digital to reach their customers, consequently ending up being Head of Digital Display and Mobile.

Claire Valoti, commented: “I’m thrilled to be joining MADE’s Board as the Company embarks on its next phase of growth. MADE has an exceptional understanding of its customer base and a strong strategy in place to take more of its products to new customers and markets. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work alongside such a talented leadership team and Board as we deliver on MADE’s mission to make exceptional design accessible to all.”

About MADE

MADE is the leading digitally native lifestyle brand in the home, disrupting the industry with high-quality, exclusive designs underpinned by a responsible, small-batch production model, enabling customers to realize the vision of their homes.

In addition to its in-house design team and collaborations with leading designers, MADE champions independent talent, offering them a platform and access to a scalable supply chain that makes their ideas reality. These partners bring their unique perspective to the creation of bold statement collections and work with MADE to produce iconic designs.

Operating at the intersection of design and technology, proprietary algorithms take consumers on a journey: from outreach that makes designs discoverable to a frictionless digital shopping experience. Combined with an innovative ‘just-in-time’ order model, MADE provides a fresh and ever-changing range, with nine new collections launched every week and more than 9,500 active SKUs in the catalog as of 31 December 2021.

Founded in 2010, MADE sells its products across the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Belgium, Spain, and the Netherlands via its e-commerce platform. The brand also has seven showrooms globally, with flagship brand experiences in London and Paris.

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