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Headlam Group PLC

14 May 2021

14 May 2021

Headlam Group plc

('Headlam' or the 'Company')

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Headlam (LSE: HEAD), Europe's leading floorcoverings distributor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon King to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Simon has over 35 years of executive experience. He was most recently an Executive at Travis Perkins plc where he held the position CEO of Wickes, one of the UK's leading home improvement retailers, until 2019. Prior to that, Simon held a number of CEO and COO positions in businesses including Walmart, Savola Group in the Middle East, and Tesco's businesses in Continental Europe and Asia.

Simon is a Non-Executive Director of SIG plc, a leading supplier of specialist building materials to trade customers, having joined their Board last year. He also holds an advisory role for the on-line horticulture business Garden on a Roll.

Simon has joined the Company's Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. In-line with its intention to recruit two Non-Executive Directors to enlarge the skills and experience on the Board, the Company is currently finalising the recruitment of the second Non-Executive Director, with an announcement intended to be made next month.

There is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R.


 Headlam Group plc                 Tel: 01675 433 000 
  Steve Wilson, Chief Executive     Email: headlamgroup@headlam.com 
  Chris Payne, Chief Financial 
  Catherine Miles, Director of 
 Investec Bank plc (Corporate       Tel: 020 7597 5970 
  David Flin / Alex Wright 
 Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited        Tel: 020 7886 2500 
  (Corporate Broker) 
  Erik Anderson / Edward Walsh 
  / Ailsa MacMaster 
 Alma PR (Financial PR)            Tel: 020 3405 0205 
  Susie Hudson / Harriet Jackson    headlam@almapr.co.uk 
  / Faye Calow 

Notes for Editors:

Headlam is Europe's leading floorcoverings distributor, providing the channel between suppliers and trade customers of floorcoverings.

Headlam works with suppliers across the globe manufacturing a diverse range of floorcovering products, and provides them with a cost efficient and effective route to market for their products into the highly fragmented customer base. Alongside long-established processing and distribution expertise, suppliers benefit from Headlam's marketing and customer servicing into the most extensive customer base.

To maximise customer reach, Headlam operates 67 businesses across the UK and Continental Europe (France, the Netherlands and Switzerland). Each business operates under its own trade brand and utilises individual sales teams while being supported by the Company's network and centralised resources.

The Company's customer base covers both the residential and commercial sectors, with the principal customer groups being independent retailers and smaller flooring contractors alongside other groups such as larger retailers, housebuilders, specifiers, and local authorities.

Headlam is focused on providing customers with a market-leading service through:

   --    the broadest product offering; 
   --    unrivalled product knowledge and tailored solutions; 
   --    sales team and marketing support; 
   --    e-commerce support; 
   --    'just-in-time' nationwide delivery and collection service; and 
   --    other support including the provision of credit. 


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