BRIEF-Burberry appoints Christopher Bailey as CEO from May 1

Thu May 1, 2014 2:41pm IST

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May 1 (Reuters) - Burberry Group Plc

* Christopher Bailey has been appointed as chief creative and chief executive officer and as a director of company from 1 May 2014

* Angela Ahrendts stepped down as chief executive officer and resigned her directorship on 30 April 2014

* Confirms there is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13 with regard to Christopher Bailey's appointment Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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