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SuperGroup PLC
19 December 2017



SuperGroup Plc ("Superdry") announces the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors


Superdry announces the appointment of Dennis Millard as Senior Independent Director and John Smith as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 February 2018.

Dennis Millard will be appointed to the Nomination and Remuneration Committees whilst John Smith will join the Remuneration and Audit Committees. 

Superdry's current Senior Independent Director, Keith Edelman, will step down from that role with effect from 1 February 2018 but will remain a Non-Executive Director.  Keith will also step down from the Audit Committee on 31 March 2018. 

Commenting on these changes Peter Bamford, Chairman of the Company, said:-

"I am delighted that Dennis Millard and John Smith are joining our Board. They both bring skills and experiences which will strengthen the Board and help deliver the next stage of our growth strategy and progress towards becoming a global digital brand.

Dennis has extensive PLC board experience including roles as Chairman and Senior Independent Director of major retail companies. John has had direct experience of building global brands and developing digital capabilities in the fashion and creative industries.

I would like to thank Keith Edelman for all of his work and contribution and for the wise counsel and support he has provided to me as Chairman and to the other Directors in his time as Senior Independent Director."


19 December 2017


For further information:


SuperGroup Plc

Simon Callander

Company Secretary

44 (0) 1242 586643




Notes to the announcement

Dennis Millard is currently the Chairman of Halfords Group Plc and Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Pets at Home plc.  He was previously Senior Independent Director at Debenhams plc (until January 2017), Premier Farnell plc (until January 2015) and Xchanging plc (until September 2012) and was also Chairman of Connect Group plc (until May 2015). 

John Smith was (until June 2017) the Chief Operating Officer of Burberry plc a global luxury brand.  Prior to that he had been a Non-Executive Director of Burberry plc (until March 2013) and Chief Executive of BBC Worldwide (until December 2012).  He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Travelport Worldwide Limited, a New York Stock Exchange listed company. 

Keith Edelman has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since February 2010 and is currently its Senior Independent Director.  He is also a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees and the Executive Chairman of Revolution Bars Group Plc.  

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


Notes to Editors


Superdry is a Global Digital Brand, obsessed with design, quality and fit and committed to relentless innovation.  We design affordable, premium quality clothing, accessories and footwear which are sold around the world.  We have a unique purpose to help our consumers feel amazing through wearing our clothes. We have a clear strategy for delivering continued growth via a disruptive multi-channel approach combining Ecommerce, Wholesale and physical stores. We operate in 55 countries, including our development markets of North America and China and have almost 5,000 colleagues globally.


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