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Cooks Coffee Company - Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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03/11/2022 07:00

Cooks Coffee Company - Appointment of Non-Executive Director
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Cooks Coffee Company Limited
03 November 2022

3 November 2022

Cooks Coffee Company Limited

("Cooks Coffee", the "Company" or the "Group")

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Cooks Coffee Company (NZX:CCC), the international coffee focused café chain, is pleased to announce that Ms Elena Garside has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Elena, who is UK-based, has significant experience in financial and ESG communications with a focus on advising on current and emerging trends within these fields, including responsible investing, and sustainable finance.  Her clients have included FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies, as well as privately owned businesses and global corporations.  Elena started her career in journalism before becoming a PR consultant with Bankside Consultants, Hudson Sandler, and New Century Media.  Elena is the founder and CEO of Garside & Garside Limited which consults on ESG, media relations and reputational matters.  She holds a degree in journalism from St Petersburg State University and the London College of Communication.

Commenting on her appointment, Keith Jackson, Executive Chairman of Cooks Coffee said: "Cooks Coffee is building a group of ethical coffee chains with community spirit. We have an ongoing commitment to objectives that will manage the organisation's impact directly and actively on society and environmental sustainability.  We are delighted to welcome Elena to the Board and look forward to the significant contribution she will make, both as an independent director, but also in progressing these objectives."

In accordance with Rule 4.3 of the AQSE Growth Market Access Rulebook, it is confirmed that there are no additional details to be disclosed in relation to Ms Garside.


Cooks Coffee Company Limited

+64 21 702 509 (New Zealand)

Keith Jackson (Executive Chairman)

+44 (0) 20 3814 5627 (UK)

 VSA Capital Limited (Aquis Corporate Adviser & Broker)

+44 (0) 20 3005 5000

Andrew Raca, Simba Khatai, Pascal Wiese (Corporate Finance)

David Scriven, Peter Mattsson (Corporate Broking)


IFC Advisory Limited (Financial PR & IR)

+44 (0) 20 3934 6630

Tim Metcalfe, Graham Herring, Florence Chandler


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