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UK People News Appoints New Independent Director

Made RUGISL001MUL-UK_Isola-Wool-Handtuft-Rug Group Plc today announces the appointment of Claire Valoti as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She will join the Company's Board of Directors with effect from 13 May 2022 and will become a member of the Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees.  

Claire has over two decades of experience in the technology industry and in leadership roles at high-profile digital and consumer technology businesses, including her current role as Vice President of EMEA, at Snap Inc. Over the last 6 years Claire has been instrumental in driving Snap Inc.'s international growth and leading its expansion in new and existing markets. 

Prior to joining Snap Inc., Claire was the Director of Agency Partnerships at Facebook, helping clients understand how to reach customers using social media. She also held Director level roles at Weve, O2 Media and Telefonica, where she led the media businesses. Claire began her career at Mindshare, part of the WPP group, where she started the digital function to help brands use digital to reach their customers, consequently ending up being Head of Digital Display and Mobile. 

Susanne Given, Chair of MADE.COM, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Claire Valoti to the MADE Board. Claire brings a wealth of digital marketing experience relating to both the UK and international markets, and her deep understanding of how businesses engage with digital-native customers will further strengthen the existing mix of skills on our Board. We look forward to benefiting from Claire's valuable expertise and insights as MADE continues to grow."

Claire Valoti, said:

"I'm thrilled to be joining MADE's Board as the Company embarks on its next phase of growth. MADE has an exceptional understanding of its customer base and a strong strategy in place to take more of its products to new customers and markets. I'm looking forward to the opportunity to work alongside such a talented leadership team and Board as we deliver on MADE's mission to make exceptional design accessible to all." 

Following Claire's appointment to the Remuneration Committee, Matthew Price will step down as a member and the Committee will comprise Gwyn Burr (Chair), Susanne Given and Claire Valoti.

Following Claire's appointment to the Audit and Risk Committee, George McCulloch will step down as a member and the Committee will comprise Matthew Price (Chair), Gwyn Burr and Claire Valoti. The Committee will therefore be compliant with the UK Corporate Governance Code as it will comprise three independent Non-Executive Directors.

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Image : Made Isola Wool Handtuft Rug

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05 May 2022

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