N Brown has announced that former Hobbs chief executive Meg Lustman will join the fashion retailer as a non-executive director.


Meg Lustman will take up a non-executive director role at N Brown with immediate effect

Lustman, who has worked in the retail industry for 35 years, has taken up the new role with immediate effect.

Her role as chief executive of Hobbs involved overseeing a growth period for the fashion retailer “against a tough trading environment”.

She also previously held senior roles at businesses including John Lewis and Warehouse, as well as being a non-executive director at Ted Baker

N Brown said Lustman is an “expert in transformation and growth” and will take responsibility for chairing the group’s remuneration committee following the AGM in July.

Lustman said: “N Brown has great people who have an obvious pride for what they do. I look forward to supporting the group as it moves forward on its transformation journey.”

N Brown chief executive Steve Johnson added: “We are delighted that she is joining us at this important time for the business.

“We are in the midst of our transformation plan at N Brown, and having led the transformation and growth of some of the UK high street’s best-known brands, Meg’s experience will further strengthen the board.”