Exclusive: River Island bolsters top team with new appointments

River Island London

Fashion retailer River Island has announced Jane Eskriett and Richard Grainger as its new co-managing directors and Kirsty Homer as chief people officer, in a move to strengthen its executive team, Retail Week can reveal.

Eskriett joins from the Boohoo Group, where she was most recently managing director of Karen Millen, Oasis, Coast and Warehouse.

River Island also signed Grainger from Next’s Europe and North Africa sourcing division, where he has been managing director since 2019.

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