The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) has today appointed Jane Moriarty as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.
Jane spent 29 years at, and is a former partner of, KPMG and headed the firm's London Region restructuring business for 12 years. She also sat on KPMG's London Region board and was a member of their Client Council. Jane is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Jane is currently Non-Executive Director of NG Bailey, the largest independent engineering, construction and services company in the UK and Martins Properties, a leading commercial, retail and residential property company. Jane is currently also a Board member of Ince & Co, an international commercial law firm headquartered in London.
Andy Cumming, Chairman of Quarto added: "I am delighted that Jane has agreed to join the Board. She brings substantial professional and business expertise which will be invaluable as we continue to focus on improving business performance and strengthening the balance sheet".
Jane Moriarty added "I am delighted to be joining the Board of Quarto and I am looking forward to working with the Board as Quarto enters its next stage of development".
The Company confirms that there is no information that the Company is required to disclose under paragraph 9.6.13(1) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority. The Company further confirms that Jane Moriarty is considered by the Company to be independent.
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|The Quarto Group, Inc.|
|Natacha Jedzinska, Corporate Communications Manager||+44 (0)207 700 8075|
About The Quarto Group
The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) creates a wide variety of books and intellectual property products for global distribution, with a mission to inspire life's experiences. Produced in many formats for adults, children and the whole family, our products are visually appealing, information rich and stimulating.
The Group encompasses a diverse portfolio of imprints and businesses that are creatively independent and expert in developing long-lasting content across specific niches of interest.
Quarto sells its products globally in over 50 countries and 40 languages, through a variety of sales channels and partnerships, and five main routes to market - US, UK, International English Language, Foreign Language and other Partnerships.
Quarto employs c.350 talented people in the US, UK, Hong Kong and Australia. The Group was founded in London in 1976. It is domiciled in the US and listed on the London Stock Exchange.