Net-a-Porter boss Mark Sebba has revealed he is set to retire, ending more than a decade at the luxury online retailer.

Sebba will remain with the retailer as a non-executive director to ensure a smooth handover to his successor, according to Women’s Wear Daily.

Net-a-Porter has appointed headhunters to find a replacement.

Sebba said: “I am stepping down at a time with the company is stronger than ever.

“We have built a team of world-class writers, communicators, buyers, innovators, digital pioneers, distribution experts and more who form the foundations and DNA of this company.”

Net-A-Porter staff show their appreciation for retiring boss Mark Sebba

Natalie Massenet, chair of Net-A-Porter said “Mark Sebba has been the best chief executive this company could have hoped for and my greatest ally.

“Since 2000, Net-A-Porter has championed innovation, creativity, technology and customer service and at its heart has been a man of incredible integrity, wisdom and strength.  

“Not only has he grown our business exponentially and healthily and guided us through our sale to Richemont – he has also brought calm and confidence to the core of our group.”