* Angela Spindler named CEO
* Spindler to succeed Alan White before July
LONDON Jan 31 British home-shopping group N
Brown said Angela Spindler will succeed Alan White as
chief executive when he retires this summer after 10 years in
the top job.
Spindler has been CEO of The Original Factory Shop since
2009 and prior to that had roles at Coca-Cola Co,
Pedigree Masterfoods, Asda and Debenhams.
The Manchester, northwest England-based group, which targets
older and larger shoppers with brands such as Simply Be, Jacamo
and Marisota, said on Thursday Spindler will join the business
before July 1.
White is retiring after 25 years with the firm and plans to
build a portfolio of non-executive directorships.
Shares in N Brown closed on Wednesday at 357.5 pence,
valuing the business at 1.01 billion pounds ($1.6 billion).