RATNERS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
RATNERS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ratners Group plc
(NASDAQ: RATNY) announced today that David Wellings, a managing director at Cadbury Shweppes plc, has been appointed as a non-executive director of Ratners Group plc.
Wellings, age 51, is managing director of the Group Confectionery Stream of Cadbury Schweppes plc and has been an executive director of Cadbury Schweppes since 1989 where he has had wide general management and marketing experience. He has previously served with Imperial Group and Associated Fisheries and Foods. London-based Ratners is the largest specialty retailer of fine jewelry and fashion accessories in the U.K. and the second largest specialty retailer of fine jewelry in the U.S. In the U.S., the company operates approximately 950 jewelry stores in 43 states and 46 leased jewelry departments under the names Sterling Jewelers, Kay Jewelers, J.B. Robinson, Belden, Hudson Goodman Jewelers, Weisfield, LeRoy's Jewelers, Osterman, Shaw's Jewelers, Friedlander's Jewelers, Roger's Jewelers, Goodman, and Black, Starr & Frost. -0- 8/21/92 /CONTACT: In London, James McAdam, chairman of Ratners Group, 011-44-71-499-1000; or Thomas C. Franco of Jeffrey G. Gibson of Broadgate Consultants, 212-229-2222, for Ratner Group/ (RATNY) CO: Ratners Group plc ST: New York IN: REA SU: PER 214 08-20-92 21:24 EDT TS-KD -- NY001 -- 2048 08/21/92 09:52 EDT
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|Date:||Aug 21, 1992|
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