Ted Baker appoints new audit committee chair

Audit committee member and non exec David Hewitt has retired from the board
of clothing retailer Ted Baker.

Ronald Stewart, former RBS corporate banking chief, takes the role of audit
committee chair having joined the company in February.

‘On behalf of the board I would like to thank David for his extraordinary
contribution to Ted Baker over the last 12 years. His retail and business
experience has greatly benefited the Company during its period of growth since
the flotation and we all wish him a long and healthy retirement,’ said chairman
Robert Breare.

Hewitt worked at Thorn EMI and was named MD of its Ferguson division in 1982.
In 1985 he became chairman of Comet.

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