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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END BOAEADFLFLKAFFF -0- Nov/14/2012 13:48 GMT
Booker Group PLC BOK Appointment of Director
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