THG appoints Sue Farr to its Board as Senior Independent Director

– UK, Manchester –  THG PLC (LON: THG) today announced the appointment of Sue Farr as Senior Independent Director with immediate effect.

“I am delighted that we have been able to attract someone of the caliber of Sue Farr, who has had an impressive executive career across several consumer, media, and marketing businesses, and has since gone on to demonstrate her skills as an experienced Senior Independent Director and committee Chair,” said Board Chair, Charles Allen.

About Sue Farr

Sue Farr is a highly experienced FTSE 100, 250, Small Cap, and AIM board member. Following a successful career in media, advertising, and marketing, she has spent 16 years in various non-executive director roles.

Her current non-executive directorships include Senior Independent Director at British American Tobacco plc, Interim Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Lookers plc, Non-Exec and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Helical plc, and Non-Exec at Accsys Technologies plc (where she also formerly served as Chair of the Remuneration Committee). Sue plans to step down from her role at Accsys at the forthcoming AGM having served for nine years. During the past five years, she has also held non-executive directorships at Dairy Crest plc and Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc.

Sue Farr said: “I am pleased to be joining THG at such an exciting time for the Group as it continues to grow and scale globally. THG is a business I have long admired and I look forward to working with Charles and the rest of the Board on this next stage in the Group’s journey.”

About THG (The Hut Group)

THG is a vertically integrated, digital-first consumer brands group, retailing its brands in beauty and nutrition, plus third-party brands, via its proprietary, end-to-end, e-commerce technology, infrastructure, and brand-building platform (THG Ingenuity) to an online and global customer base. THG’s business is operated through the following businesses:

THG Beauty: The globally pre-eminent digital-first brand owner, retailer, and manufacturer in the prestige beauty market, combining its prestige portfolio of eight owned brands across skincare, haircare, and cosmetics, the provision of a global route to market for over 1,300 third-party beauty brands through its portfolio of websites, including Lookfantastic, Dermstore, Cult Beauty and Mankind and the beauty subscription box brand GLOSSYBOX.

THG Nutrition: A group of digital-first Nutrition brands, which includes the world’s largest online sports nutrition brand Myprotein, and its family brands (Myvegan, Myvitamins, MP Activewear, and MyPRO), with a vertically-integrated business model, supported by global THG production facilities.

THG Ingenuity: Ingenuity provides a complete digital commerce solution for consumer brand owners on its three pillars of technology, digital, and operations. Being part of the THG group, a global digital brand owner in Beauty & Nutrition, Ingenuity is uniquely placed to bring relevant, practical, and international expertise in every area of commerce.


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