Boohoo appoints Kirsty Britz as non-executive director
Boohoo has appointed sustainability expert Kirsty Britz as a non-executive director.
With the appointment being effective immediately, she has also become a member of the online fashion retailer’s audit and risk committees.
In a statement, Boohoo said the hiring will bring additional expertise to its board, particularly with regard to environmental, social and governance matters.
Currently working as director of sustainable banking at NatWest Group and as an independent member of the Professional Standards Committee at HMRC, Britz previously held the role of director of citizenship at Barclays. She has also served as a member of the UKRI sustainability advisory group and the NERC independent research panel, and has held various sustainability, brand strategy and marketing roles in the retail, telecommunications and advertising sectors.
Mahmud Kamani, group executive chairman of Boohoo, said: “I am delighted to welcome Kirsty to the board and look forward to the contribution she will bring. Her extensive ESG experience will help ensure the board remains focused on making balanced and sustainable decisions that factor in the impact of our strategy on multiple stakeholder groups.”