A well-known online retailer of clothing, Boohoo, has announced the addition of John Goold as an independent non-executive director to the board with effect from April 27. Goold will head up the audit committee and join the nominating, compensation, and risk committees as well.In 1996, Goold joined Touché Ross in London, which later changed its name to Deloitte, and earned his chartered accountant designation.

He has over 25 years of expertise advising public businesses and has extensive knowledge of corporate finance and corporate brooking. He co-founded Arden Partners before becoming the CEO of Zeus Capital. According to a news statement from the company, Goold is now the CEO of Kelso Group Holdings plc and a non-executive director of Oncimmune Holdings plc.

“Goold has a lengthy career that has seen him start, operate, and support organizations across a range of sectors. He also has strong operational and consulting experience at the board level. 

He is highly regarded in the public markets, and we anticipate gaining from his perspective and rigor in his roles as a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee. Goold will benefit the board greatly and strengthen it. We are in a great position as we work to realize our vision to be the global fashion leader thanks to a well-balanced and excellent board of executive and non-executive directors, said Mahmud Kamani, group executive chairman.

By-Mansi Suryawanshi