Darty PLC (DRTY) - Non-Executive Director appointments
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30 October 2012
30 October 2012
Non-Executive Director appointments
Darty plc (formerly Kesa Electricals plc) (the "Company") today announces that
it has appointed Agnès Touraine and Carlo D'Asaro Biondo as independent
Non-Executive Directors with immediate effect. They will both sit on the
Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
Alan Parker, Chairman said:
"I am delighted to have continued the restructuring of the Board with the
appointment of Agnès and Carlo as independent Non-Executive Directors. With
their strong multi-media backgrounds and knowledge of Continental European
markets they will be a valuable addition to the Board, as we develop the plans
to improve profitability of the Company and create the foundations for our
long term success."
Agnès Touraine is President and Co-Founder of Act III Consultants, having
previously served as Chief Executive of Vivendi Universal Publishing and
Hachette Group. She has held Non-Executive Director positions at ITV plc,
Cable and Wireless plc and Lastminute.com.
Carlo D'Asaro Biondo is Vice President Southern and Eastern Europe, Middle
East and Africa for Google and has previously served as Chief Executive of AOL
Europe and International Managing Director of the media group, Lagardère.
Notes: There are no details to be disclosed under Sections 9.6.13 R(1) to (6)
of the UKLA Listing Rules in respect of the appointment ofMs Touraine or Mr
The Group will issue its Half Year Results on Wednesday 12 December 2012.
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About Darty plc
Darty group is a leading cross channel service led electrical retailer
operating nearly 500 stores in nine European countries and achieving 11% of
its products sales on the web. With more than 16,500 people, it generates an
annual revenue of over €4 billion through three operating segments: Darty
(France), Other established businesses (which consists of Vanden Borre in
Belgium, BCC in the Netherlands, and Datart in the Czech Republic and
Slovakia), and Developing businesses (which consist of Darty Italy, Darty
Spain and Darty Turkey). Its ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing
Authority and trade on the market for listed securities on the London Stock
Exchange under the symbol DRTY.L. It is also listed on the Premier Marche of
the Paris Stock Exchange.
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