Online furniture retailer has hired its first director of retail operations in UK and Europe to support its expansion., which hired Altium to explore options for the business late last year, has appointed Linda Ormrod, who previously worked for Oliver Bonas and Australian brand Mimco.

Her role involves developing the people and infrastructure required to support its growth, according to the retailer.

Ormrod said: “As has grown, it’s been highly successful at maintaining high levels of service and a generally outstanding customer experience. I am looking forward to supporting the customer within what is sure to continue to be a fast-moving and innovative environment.”

Ormrod reports in to chief executive Gareth Williams. has also appointed Julian Neal as interim commercial director, who will be in charge of ecommerce, digital marketing and merchandising. He has 20 years of retail experience in firms incuding Phones 4u, Dreams and Screwfix.