Booker Group PLC BOK Appointment of Director

  Booker Group PLC (BOK) - Appointment of Director

RNS Number : 1260R
Booker Group PLC
14 November 2012




                                                                             

For Immediate Release

                                                                             

                                                                             

                                                              14 November 2012

                                                                             

                                                                     

                       Booker Group plc ("the Company")

                                      

                           APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR



The Board  of Booker  is pleased  to  announce that  Helena Andreas  has  been 
appointed as a Non  Executive Director with immediate  effect. Helena, 37,  is 
Group Head  of Retail  &  Distribution at  Vodafone  Group and  covers  retail 
channel  strategy,  in-store  customer  experience  as  well  as   operational 
efficiency including processes,  people and  IT, as  well as  leadership of  a 
global in-store transformation programme.



Prior to  joining  Vodafone Helena  held  senior positions  in  marketing  and 
operations at Tesco Group plc and  as a business consultant within Retail  and 
Consumer at  Accenture.  Helena  holds  an MBA  from  INSEAD.  Helena  is  a 
non-executive director of Extenda,  a leading supplier  of retail POS  systems 
and Billerud, a Swedish listed pulp and paper producer.



Richard Rose,  Chairman of  Booker, said:  "We are  delighted that  Helena  is 
joining the  Booker  Board. Her  experience  of customer  management  and  new 
technology will be really helpful as  we continue our journey to focus,  drive 
and broaden Booker."



                                      

                                     ENDS







For further information contact:

Tulchan Communications (PR adviser to Booker Group plc)

020 7353 4200

Susanna Voyle

Rebecca Scott



Notes:



The Booker  Board now  comprises of  Richard Rose  (Chairman), Charles  Wilson 
(Chief Executive), Jonathan Prentis  (Group Finance Director), Bryn  Satherley 
(Operations Director), Guy  Farrant (Managing  Director of UK  cash &  carry), 
Mark Aylwin (Managing  Director Booker  Direct); and  non executive  directors 
Helena Andreas,  Lord  Bilimoria,  Andrew  Cripps,  Karen  Jones  and  Stewart 
Gilliland.



Save as disclosed below, there is  nothing further to disclose in relation  to 
the appointment of Helena Andreas under LR 9.6.11 of the Listing Rules.





Full name: Helena Andreas



Current directorships:

Billerud AB May 2011 - Present

Extenda AB May 2010 - Present



Previous directorships:

None



Unspent Convictions:

None



Receiverships/Liquidations in past 12 months:

None



Public Criticism in last 12 months:

None



Shareholding in Booker Group plc:

None





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