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Mothercare adds Imelda Walsh to BoD
May '13
Mothercare plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Imelda Walsh as a non-executive director and new Chair of the Remuneration Committee.  Imelda joins the Board with effect from 1 June 2013, and will become Chair of the Remuneration Committee on 18 July 2013 following the company’s annual general meeting.

Imelda Walsh is a non-executive director of William Hill PLC, where she is chair of the remuneration committee, and Mitchells and Butlers plc.  Formerly, Imelda was Group HR Director of J Sainsbury plc, and a non-executive director and chair of the remuneration committee at Sainsbury’s Bank plc. Prior to that she worked at Barclays plc, Coca Cola & Schweppes Beverages Ltd and Diageo plc.

Commenting on the appointment, Alan Parker CBE, Chairman, said: "I am very pleased that Imelda is joining the Mothercare Board as a non-executive director and as the new Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Imelda will bring valuable experience to Mothercare."

Imelda Walsh said: "I am delighted to be joining the Board of Mothercare plc, and look forward to working with Alan and the other members of the Board as the Company works through its transformation and growth plan."


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