- Online retailer Boohoo confirmed that John Lyttle had joined as Chief Executive Officer with effect from today, 15 March 2019.

Mr Lyttle joined boohoo following an eight year tenure as Chief Operating Officer of Primark Stores Limited, a division of Associated British Foods plc, and one of Europe's fastest growing and most profitable retail businesses.

His appointment was a key constituent of the Group's strategy in positioning for its next stage of its growth, and coincides with Mahmud Kamani and Carol Kane, previously both Joint Chief Executives, assuming the roles of Group Executive Chairman and Group Co-Founder and Executive Director respectively. As previously announced, Peter Williams had stepped down from his role as non-executive Chairman with effect from today.

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