4 March 2019
Portmeirion Group PLC ('the Company' or 'the Group')
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Portmeirion Group PLC (AIM: PMP), the manufacturer and worldwide distributor of high-quality homewares under the Portmeirion, Spode, Royal Worcester, Pimpernel and Wax Lyrical brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Luger (née Spindler) to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 March 2019.
Angela has a wealth of high level general management experience. Most recently she was Chief Executive of N Brown Plc, prior to which she was CEO of private equity backed retailer, The Original Factory Shop Limited. In addition, she has held senior executive positions at Debenhams PLC, ASDA Group Limited and the Mars Corporation. She served as a Non-Executive Director of Manchester Airport Group and is currently a Non-Executive Director at Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion, S.A. (DIA group) which is an IBEX listed food retail business.
Dick Steele, Non-Executive Chairman, said:
"I am delighted that Angela has agreed to join the Group as a Non-Executive Director. Angela's mix of retail, digital and customer focused experience is exactly the background that we have been seeking."
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This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (MAR).
Portmeirion Group PLC:
Dick Steele, +44 (0) 1782 744721 [email protected]
Mike Raybould, +44 (0) 1782 744721 [email protected]
Group Finance Director
Dan de Belder +44 (0) 207 796 4133 [email protected]
Nick Moore [email protected]
(Nominated Adviser and Broker) +44 (0) 207 886 2500
Freddy Crossley / Joanna Langley Corporate Finance
James Stearns Corporate Broking
Cantor Fitzgerald Europe:
(Joint Broker) +44 (0) 207 894 7000
Phil Davies / Rick Thompson Corporate Finance
Caspar Shand Kydd Sales
Angela Luger is, or has been in the previous five years, a director of the following companies:
Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación, S.A
N Brown Group Plc
Speciality Home Shopping (US) Limited
J.D. Williams & Company Limited
Manchester Airports Holdings Limited
There are no other disclosures required in relation to Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.
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