Burberry Group plc (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Danuta Gray has been appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees, with effect from December 1, 2021.
Danuta is currently Chair of Direct Line Insurance Group plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Until recently she was also Chair of St Modwen Property plc and a member of the Board at the UK Ministry of Defence. She has previously served on the Boards of Aldermore Bank plc, Old Mutual plc, Page Group plc, Paddy Power plc and Aer Lingus plc. Between 2001 and 2010, Danuta was CEO of Telefonica O2 in Ireland and an executive director of Telefonica Europe plc. Prior to these roles, she held several senior executive positions at BT. She is also a member of the Employ Autism Development Board.
Gerry Murphy, Chair, said: “Danuta is a highly experienced Non-Executive Director and Chair, having served on the boards of a variety of listed companies. She also has a strong understanding of consumers and the use of technology gained through her executive career. We are delighted that she has accepted our invitation to join the Burberry Board”.
The Company confirms there is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13.
This announcement does not constitute an invitation to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any Burberry Group plc shares, in the UK, or in the US, or under the US Securities Act 1933 or in any other jurisdiction.
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