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Dunelm Group plc (DNLM)

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Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Dunelm Group plc

Directorate Change

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Dunelm Group plc
14 July 2021
 

 

 

14 July 2021

 

Dunelm Group plc ("Dunelm")

 

Appointment of Vijay Talwar as a Non-Executive Director

 

Dunelm, the UK's leading homewares retailer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vijay Talwar as a Non-Executive Director. Vijay will join the Board on 1 October 2021, and will be a member of the Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nominations committees. 

 

Vijay is an Executive Committee member at Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, where he is Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Europe, Middle East and Africa. During his tenure at the company, he has supported global digital development in varying leadership roles. Prior to his current role for instance, Vijay served as the company's Global President of Digital where he was charged with driving successful transformation of the direct to consumer platform. Overall, he holds a wide range of commercial experience from companies such as Sears Holdings and Blue Nile, Inc, The William J. Clinton Foundation, India and E.L. Rothschild.

 

Andy Harrison, Dunelm chairman said.

 

"I am very pleased to welcome Vijay to Dunelm. He brings excellent and highly relevant business leadership experience with truly international consumer brands, and has been at the centre of driving multi-channel digital transformation at Foot Locker, Inc .  His international background and experience will also bring a different dimension to our Board discussions."

 


No further disclosures are required under LR 9.6.14 with respect to this appointment , and together with his 'persons closely associated' Vijay currently has no beneficial interests in the Company's ordinary shares of one pence each.

 

 

 

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For further information please contact:

 

Dunelm Group plc

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Nick Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer

Laura Carr, Chief Financial Officer

 


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