Thomson ReutersFebruary 22, 2013 12:30
* Darty appoints Knight as non-executive director
* Knight's firm had demanded seat on Darty board last week
Feb 22 (Reuters) - Darty Plc, Europe's third largest electrical goods retailer, bowed to the demands of its largest shareholder, activist investor Knight Vinke, and appointed its CEO to its board.
Knight Vinke, which owns 25 percent of Darty, demanded a seat on Darty's board after the retailer issued a profit warning last week.