The board of French Connection Group PLC (French Connection or the Group) announced the following appointment. Neil Page has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Group with immediate effect. Neil brings an extensive track record in the retail industry. He most recently spent over 10 years as CFO at Carpetright PLC after a number of years as Finance and IT Director of the UK AS Watson Health and Beauty Business including Superdrug. He will take up the role of Chairman of the Audit Committee and will be a member of the Remuneration Committee.