Burberry appoints new non-exec

Burberry Group has announced the appointment of Orna NiChionna as a non-executive director of the Company, with effect from 3 January.

Fabiola Arredondo, who is US based, has decided to step down as Chair of the Remuneration Committee to focus on her substantial US professional commitments.

Orna, who is UK based and also an experienced Remuneration Committee Chair, will succeed Fabiola as Chair of the Remuneration Committee on 6 February 2018 at the next scheduled Remuneration Committee meeting.

Fabiola will remain on the Remuneration Committee to assist in the transition.

At 1:01pm: (LON:BRBY) Burberry Group PLC share price was +7.75p at 1790.75p