Mothercare CEO Mark Newton-Jones has stepped down as non-executive director at

Newton-Jones will leave the Manchester-based fashion retailer at the end of July after nearly three years with the company.

Mark Newton-Jones

Mark Newton-Jones

The Boohoo board expects to announce a replacement in due course. plc chairman Peter Williams said: “On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Mark for his positive contribution to the board in the conversion from being a private to a public company and in particular for his retail insights.”

Boohoo chief executive, Mahmud Kamani, who co-founded the business with Carol Kane in 2006, said: “Mark’s insight as a retailer has been hugely helpful to Carol and me over the last three years.

“We both thank him for his friendship and his valuable contribution as we’ve established Boohoo as a listed business, we wish him well for the future.”