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New CFO and Chief Transformation Officer at Kingfisher

Kingfisher announces the appointment of Bernard Bot as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bot who is Dutch national will take up the role on 21 October 2019. He joins the home improvement group most recently from Travelport Worldwide, a global technology platform for the travel industry. As Travelport's CFO, Bernard Bot was responsible for finance, strategy, transformation and investor relations. Prior to that, he was CFO of Aer Lingus and held various positions at express delivery company TNT Express NV, including Group CFO and Interim Group CEO.

The company also announces that John Wartig, who joined Kingfisher as interim CFO on 8 April 2019, has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Transformation and Development Officer. He will remain on the Group Executive team, with direct responsibility for transformation, IT, business development and property, and will report to Thierry Garnier, Kingfisher's CEO.

|11 October 2019


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