Pets at Home Group announces Nicolas Gheysens to replace Brian Carroll as Non-Executive Director

Handforth, United Kingdom, 2016-Nov-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pets at Home Group Plc, the UK’s leading specialist retailer of pet food, accessories and services, announces that Brian Carroll, Non-Executive Director, will resign from the Board on 2nd December 2016. Mr Carroll has been a Director of Pets at Home since 2011.

Nicolas Gheysens, Director, Private Equity at KKR & Co LP, will replace Mr Carroll with effect from 2nd December 2016.

Ian Kellett, CEO of Pets at Home said: “We are extremely grateful for Brian’s counsel and valuable contribution to the group during his time on the Board, particularly during the IPO process. Nicolas is highly experienced and knows us well, having been a key member of the business since KKR acquired Pets at Home in 2010. Nicolas has also been a Board Observer since IPO. We look forward to his continued contribution to the Board”.

There is no further information to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Authority Listing Rules. This announcement contains inside information.

About Pets at Home

Pets at Home Group Plc is the UK’s leading specialist pet omnichannel retailer and services provider. Pets at Home operates from 427 superstores located across the UK. The Group operates the UK’s largest small animal veterinary business with 405 practices, run principally under a Joint Venture model using the Vets4Pets and Companion Care brand names, and four veterinary specialist referral centres. Pets at Home is the UK’s leading operator of pet grooming services offered through its 258 grooming salons. The Group also operates 7 specialist High Street based dog stores, called Barkers. For more information visit: http://investors.petsathome.com/

Investor Relations Enquiries:
Pets at Home Group Plc:
Amie Gramlick, Head Of Investor Relations
+44 (0)161 486 6688

Media Enquiries:
Pets at Home Group Plc:
Brian Hudspith, Director Of Corporate Affairs
+44 (0)161 486 6688

Maitland:
Rebecca Mitchell, Tom Eckersley
+44 (0)20 7379 5151

Source: Pets at Home Group