Retailer Mothercare PLC has announced the appointment of three new directors amid news of the chain achieving cumulative sales growth of 4.1 per cent during the 40 week period ending January 12, 2001.

The company announced that Mark McMenemy, Vince Gunn and Claire Tiney would all be joining the company in the next few months.

McMenemy, currently group finance director at C&J Clark Ltd, will join Mothercare as finance director, Gunn, retail development director at Thomson Travel Group, will join as retail operations director and Tiney, human resources director at WH Smith Group, will join as human resources director.