LEICESTER, UK -- Topps Tiles has appointed Andy King as an independent non-executive director of the company, effective January 23. King currently serves as the chief executive of Notcutts Garden Centres Ltd., a post he has held since 2007.

Topps Tile’s chairman Michael Jack commented on the appointment by saying, “Andy brings to our board a strong track record in retailing with a broad base of experience gathered from appointments with a number of well-respected retailers. In particular, his marketing background will enable Andy to make a significant contribution towards helping us to further develop our strategy and deliver our goal of extending our market leading position."

According to Topps, the company has now “appointed two independent non-executive directors in the last month, we now consider the composition of the board to be fully compliant with the UK Corporate Governance Code.”