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SuperGroup PLC
14 July 2016

SuperGroup Plc

Non-Executive Director Appointment


14 July 2016


The Board of SuperGroup Plc ('SuperGroup' or 'Group') announces today that Beatrice Lafon, a French national, has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Group with effect from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting to be held on 14 September 2016.


Beatrice brings significant expertise in international retailing with over 30 years in senior roles in the UK, USA and Europe. Beatrice was most recently CEO of USA based Claire's Accessories, having been previously President of Claire's European division.  Claire's is one of the world's leading speciality retailers of fashionable jewellery and accessories for young women, teens, tweens and kids, trading under the Claire's and Icing brands.


Beatrice's previous experience includes executive positions with ETAM Groep Retail B.V., the largest ladieswear retailer in The Netherlands, Homebase, Woolworths, River Island, Dorothy Perkins and Marks & Spencer, where she began her retail career.


Peter Bamford, Chairman, said: "We are delighted that Beatrice will be joining the SuperGroup Board. She brings substantial experience in international retail markets and will provide valuable insights as we continue with our ambitions to create a global lifestyle brand."


There is nothing further to disclose in relation to the appointment under LR9.6.13 of the Listing Rules.


For further information:



Tony Newbould 

+44 (0) 1242 586616

Head of Investor Relations



Susanna Voyle 

+44 (0) 20 7353 4200

Siobhan Weaver


Charlotte Church


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