Hotel Chocolat strengthens its board

Hotel Chocolat Group has appointed Greg Hodder as a non-executive director with effect from 1 May.

Hotel Chocolat said Hodder had a wealth of experience from the retail sector, having previously been chief executive of Charles Tyrwhitt.

Prior to joining Charles Tyrwhitt, he was chief executive of Direct Wines.

He is currently a non-executive director of Majestic Wine.

At 9:39am: (LON:HOTC) Hotel Chocolat Group Ltd share price was +2.88p at 326.88p