TORONTO, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG),
Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer has announced
the appointment of Ms. Laura Carr, Senior Vice President, Finance to
the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
effective June 25th, 2014. Ms. Carr, who has been with Indigo since November, 2013
succeeds outgoing CFO, Ms. Kay Brekken, who has accepted a position
outside the Company.
Commenting on the changes Indigo Founder and CEO Heather Reisman said,
"We appreciate the many contributions Kay has made to the organization
in her 11 year tenure. We wish Kay the best and we are delighted to
welcome Laura to our Executive Team."
Ms. Carr qualified as a Chartered Accountant with
PricewaterhouseCoopers. Whilst at PwC both in London, England and
Sydney, Australia, Ms. Carr worked mainly with retail clients. Prior
to joining Indigo, Ms. Carr was Regional CFO, Americas and UK CFO for
JT International. She holds a BSc. (Hons.) in Accounting from Cardiff
University in Wales.
Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts
are forward-looking statements which involve risk and uncertainties
that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed in
the forward-looking statements. Among the key factors that could cause
such differences are: general economic, market or business conditions
in Canada; competitive actions by other companies; changes in laws or
regulations; and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (IDG). As the largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer in
Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners
including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids;
IndigoSpirit; Chapters; and Coles. The online channel, indigo.ca, offers a one-stop online shop with a robust selection of books, toys,
home décor, stationery and gifts.
To learn more about Indigo, please visit the Our Company section at indigo.ca.
SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music Inc.
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