WH Smith announces Colette Burke to join its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Swindon –  WH Smith PLC (LON: SMWH) today announced the appointment of Colette Burke to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective from 1st July 2023.

“We are delighted to welcome Colette on to the Board of WH Smith. Colette’s retail and US experience will be particularly valuable as we continue to drive the Company forward and capitalise on the significant opportunities that exist in North America,” said Board Chair, Annette Court.

About Colette Burke

Colette Burke is currently EVP and CCO of the LEGO Group and was previously Global Head of Sales and Marketing at Bose Corporation. Colette brings significant US and retail experience from her roles at Bose Corporation and the LEGO Group.

Colette Burke said: “WH Smith is on an exciting growth journey to become the leading retailer within the global travel sector. It has an exceptionally fast-growing business in North America and I look forward to joining the Board and working with the wider WH Smith team to seize the many opportunities that lie ahead.”

Source: https://www.whsmithplc.co.uk/

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