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Michael Hauge Sørensen appointed interim CEO of Flying Tiger Copenhagen:

The Board of Directors of Zebra A/S, the parent company of the Flying Tiger Copenhagen stores (“Flying Tiger” or the “Group”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Hauge Sørensen as interim CEO of the Group.

Michael Hauge Sørensen replaces Xavier Vidal, who in agreement with the Board of Directors, will leave Flying Tiger Copenhagen. Michael Hauge, aged 43, is currently a board member of the Group and has vast experience from management and board positions in global retailers, including 19 years with the ECCO Group.

”I would like to thank Xavier Vidal for his contributions to Flying Tiger Copenhagen and wish him much success in his future career. I am happy that Michael Hauge Sørensen has accepted to step-in as interim CEO of Flying Tiger until a permanent new CEO is in place. The search for a permanent new CEO is at an advanced stage”, says Vagn Sørensen, Chairman of Zebra A/S.

On behalf of the Zebra Board of Directors,
Vagn Sørensen

About Flying Tiger Copenhagen
Flying Tiger Copenhagen, a recent rebrand of Tiger, is a rapidly expanding chain of Danish stores offering a quirky, ever-changing selection of own-designed products at affordable prices. We introduce up to 300 fun and useful new products every month. You can find things for your home, play, hobby and party and also snacks, electronics, gadgets, fashion accessories and more. Our design team in Copenhagen has won several international design awards for our innovative products. Our founder, Lennart Lajboschitz, opened the first Tiger store in Copenhagen in 1995 where we are still headquartered. In 2016, we opened more than two stores every week. There are currently more than 3,500 people working in the more than 700 stores in 30 countries across Europe, Asia and the US.

Esben Pedersen
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