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Signet Jewelers Adds Two Directors to Its Board


Sharon L. McCollam and Nancy A. Reardon Join Board

Signet Jewelers Limited (the "Company") (NYSE:SIG), the world's largest
retailer of diamond jewelry, today announced that its Board of Directors
appointed Sharon L. McCollam and Nancy A. Reardon as Independent
Directors effective March 13, 2018. These appointments will further
strengthen the Board's expertise and breadth of experience as Signet
launches its "Path to Brilliance" transformation strategic plan.

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Sharon L. McCollam (Photo: Business Wire)

Sharon L. McCollam (Photo: Business Wire)

The Company today announced a comprehensive three-year transformation
plan to drive growth and long term financial performance, repositioning
the company to be a share gaining, OmniChannel jewelry category leader.
With these two additions, the Board represents an effective mix of
industry and functional experience, public board service, and fresh
perspectives. The Board now numbers 12 members, 6 of whom are women.

McCollam most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief
Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Best Buy Company,
and Reardon most recently was Senior Vice President, Chief Human
Resources and Communications Officer for Campbell Soup Company.

H. Todd Stitzer, Signet Board of Directors Chairman, recognized the deep
retail and change management experience that both McCollam and Reardon
bring to Signet, as well as outstanding operational expertise.

"Both Sharon and Nancy served major public companies in C-suite
positions. Their significant functional skills and broad operational
experience in successfully transforming large complex organizations will
be invaluable to our leadership as the team implements a strategic plan
to grow and improve our business," Stitzer said. "Board refreshment and
recruiting talented individuals have been an essential part Signet's
corporate governance practices, and we're pleased to further strengthen
our Board's capabilities.

"Sharon and Nancy are both known for their transformational leadership,
and have spent their careers helping to successfully position well-known
consumer brands for long-term financial success," Stitzer explained.
"With the launch of the Signet Path to Brilliance transformation plan,
we welcome them to the Board and look forward to the deep insights they
can both provide in strengthening culture and transforming our products
and brands."

About Sharon L. McCollam

McCollam served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative and
Chief Financial Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) from 2012 to
2017. In this role, McCollam was broadly recognized as the co-pilot of
the company's Renew Blue transformation, which has been regarded by the
investment community as one of the foremost OmniChannel turnarounds in
the retail sector. McCollam oversaw all aspects of global finance,
information technology, supply chain, customer care, real estate, store
development, enterprise shared services and Mexico operations.

McCollam previously served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating
and Chief Financial Officer of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM), with
oversight for all aspects of global finance, human resources,
information technology, real estate, store development and enterprise
shared services. She joined the company in 2000, was promoted to the
role of Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer in 2006 and was
appointed to the Board of Directors in 2010. She retired in 2012.

Prior to her time at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., McCollam served as Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer of Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., a
division of Dole Food Company Inc. (NYSE:DOLE). McCollam served in this
role from 1996 to 2000, as well as in other financial leadership roles
from 1993 to 1996.

Today, McCollam serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Stitch
Fix, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFIX). Her prior public Board service was with Del
Monte Foods Company (NYSE:DLM), Office Max Incorporated (NYSE:OMX),
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) and Williams Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM). McCollam also serves on the privately held Boards of PetSmart,
Inc., Hallmark Cards, Inc., and, in addition to the nonprofit
Boards of Sutter Health and ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

About Nancy A. Reardon

Reardon is widely viewed as a leading human resources executive given
her 33-year service in the field, working for notable large complex
global organizations. She joined the Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)
in 2004 and retired in 2012 as the Chief Human Resources and
Communications Officer. During her tenure, she played a key role in
shaping Campbell's strategic and operating plans and was instrumental in
transforming Campbell's culture, earning the company honors as a Best
Place to Work in the United States, Canada, and Australia. In 2010,
Campbell's received the prestigious Catalyst Award for its success in
creating a workplace that supports women and families. The Gallup
organization also recognized the company for having one of the most
highly engaged global work forces.

Before joining Campbell's, Reardon served as Executive Vice President -
Human Resources for Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), where she was
instrumental in the merger integration of AT&T Broadband. Other human
resources leadership positions included Executive Vice President, Human
Resources & Corporate Affairs for Borden Capital Management Partners;
and, Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Communications for
Duracell Inc. Before holding various human resources roles at American
Express (NYSE:AXP) and Avon Products (NYSE:AVP), she began her career
at General Electric (NYSE:GE).

She is currently on the Boards of Directors for Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) and Kids II, a privately-held infant and toddler toy and gear
company. Previous public Board experience includes Warnaco Group, Inc.
She also served on the Girls Scouts of the USA Board and was named a
YWCA Woman of Achievement.

Signet's Commitment to Diversity

The Wall Street Journal reported in 2016 that Signet was one of
the top 25 S&P 500 companies for women's representation on its Board.
Since then, female representation increased, with the 12-member Signet
Board of Directors now consisting of an equal split between men and

"We're very proud of our Board's makeup and the diversity of
experience," Stitzer said. "Given a strong female presence among our
consumers and a workforce that is greater than 70% women, Sharon and
Nancy, along with our Chief Executive and other female board colleagues,
are role models of excellence and offer unique and valuable perspective
in every way."

Other Board members are: Virginia C. Drosos, Signet Chief Executive
Officer, R. Mark Graf, Helen McCluskey, Marianne Miller Parrs, Thomas
Plaskett, Jonathan Sokoloff, Brian Tilzer, Eugenia Ulasewicz and Russell
Walls. For more information regarding Signet Board members, please see

About Signet Jewelers Ltd.

Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest retailer of diamond
jewelry. Signet operates over 3,500 stores primarily under the name
brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, H.Samuel,
Ernest Jones, Peoples, Piercing Pagoda and Further
information on Signet is available at
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