Arcadia hires leaders to digital transformation team


Arcadia has appointed three new senior figures to its digital team as the embattled fashion group looks to accelerate its digital transformation.

The retail group has recently bought in group chief digital officer Rafaele Petruzzo, chief information officer Karl De Bruijn and Simon Pakenham-Walsh as director of digital and retail technology.

Petruzzo joins Arcadia from digital payments provider Nets Group, where he was chief transmission officer. Prior to that, he was chief digital and technology officer at Homeserve, group payments strategy director at Tesco and chief digital officer at Barclays.

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