Darty PLC (DRTY) - Non-Executive Director appointments RNS Number : 7891P Darty PLC 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. ENDS 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 D'Asaro Biondo. The Group will issue its Half Year Results on Wednesday 12 December 2012. Enquiries Analysts Darty plc Simon Ward +44 (0) 20 7269 1400 Media Darty plc Simon Ward UK +44 (0) 20 7269 1400 Vinciane Beurlet France +33 (0) 1 43 18 52 00 RLM Finsbury Rollo Head +44 (0) 20 7251 3801 Jenny Davey 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. For further information, please visit the company's website, www.dartygroup.com. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END BOALLFSRIVLAFIF -0- Oct/30/2012 07:01 GMT
Darty PLC DRTY Non-Executive Director appointments
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