LONDON: Shoe Zone plc, the UK’s largest value footwear retailer, operating in town centres, retail parks and online, announced the permanent appointment of Charles Smith as Chairman.

Charles is an existing board member and major shareholder of Shoe Zone plc (22.2% shareholding) and was appointed Interim Chairman in August 2019. Prior to that he held the office of Chief Operating Officer since Shoe Zone’s IPO in 2014.

Following Charles’ appointment, the board composition will be three Executive Directors and three Non-Executive Directors. All Non-Executive Directors serve on both the Audit and Remuneration committees.