Matchesfashion has made two new additions to its leadership team in a bid to boost its online expertise.

The luxury fashion retailer has appointed Sean Glithero as chief financial officer and Jason Weston as chief operating officer.

Glithero joins Matchesfashion from Funding Circle Holdings, a global SME loans platform, where he helped the company raise £300m as part of a £1.5bn London Stock Exchange listing. 

He has over 20 years’ experience in financial roles including 11 years at Auto Trader.

Glithero will commence his role at the end of the month.

Weston also has a background in ecommerce, joining Matchesfashion after a 15-year stint at Amazon in various roles including director of European special projects, and director of Amazon’s Prime Now service.

Prior to his time at Amazon, Weston served as chief operating officer at Notonthehighstreet.

Matchesfashion chief executive officer Ajay Kavan said: “I am very pleased to welcome Sean and Jason to Matchesfashion. They each bring deep expertise in building and scaling online businesses that are customer-focused and innovative. Sean has over 20 years’ experience of driving transformational online growth, in both private-equity-owned and listed businesses. Jason has spent the last 20 years developing customer-focused online businesses that are underpinned by operational innovation. I’m really looking forward to working closely with both of them.”

Glithero added: “Matchesfashion is a business with strong foundations, operating in a growing market that’s benefiting from increasing online penetration. The company has a unique capacity to inspire luxury customers in the digital age and I look forward to readying the business for long-term growth.”

Weston added: “Matchesfashion is one of online luxury’s most respected fashion brands, known for its unique content and original emerging talent. During lockdown, I’ve been impressed by the business’s ability to remain fully operational, continuing to supply its 100 million global customers. I look forward to playing my part in the growing and scaling of this resilient and innovative company.”