Asos has appointed Karen Jones as a non-executive director.

Jones is currently chairman of pub group Food & Fuel and holds other non-executive positions at of Booker Group, Virgin Active Group and Royal National Theatre Enterprises. She joins the fashion e-tailer on September 1.

Jones previously co-founded Café Rouge and the Pelican Group and was chief executive of Spirit Group. She has also formerly been on the board of HBOS and Emap.

Asos chairman Lord Alli said: “We are delighted to welcome Karen Jones to the Board. Karen has shown her ability to nurture and develop fast growing businesses and I am confident that her managerial, strategic and international experience will be integral to the continued success of Asos.”