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Mothercare PLC
18 May 2018

Mothercare plc

("Mothercare", the "Company" or the "Group")

Further re directorate

Further to the announcement made yesterday morning Mothercare confirms the following details in relation to the proposed board changes.

Mark Newton-Jones re-joins the board today as Chief Executive Officer of Mothercare on a salary of £480,000pa, all other terms of his employment contract remain unchanged. As of 18 May 2018 Mark holds 733,576 ordinary shares in Mothercare. Mark is Chairman of Graduate Fashion Week and a board member of the INGKA Holding B.V. (Supervisory Board of the IKEA Group). Mark is also currently a director of Pockit Limited. In the last five years he has held directorships with companies within the Shop Direct Group where he was Chief Executive Officer and then within the Mothercare Group whilst he was previously Chief Executive Officer between 17 July 2014 and 4 April 2018.  Mark was also a non-executive director of Boohoo plc from 2013 to 2016.

David Wood remains an executive director of the Group and has been appointed Group Managing Director. The terms and conditions of his employment contract are otherwise unchanged.


The person responsible for the release of this announcement is Alice Darwall, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Mothercare plc, Cherry Tree Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD24 6SH.

LEI number of Mothercare plc: 213800ZL6RPV9Z9GFO74.

This announcement is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11R. There are no other details required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R.


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