TOFS snaps up former Topps Tiles chief in board reshuffle

Matt WilliamsThe Original Factory Shop

The Original Factory Shop has appointed recent Topps Tiles boss Matt Williams as its executive chairman as chief executive Emma Fox exits for a new role.

The value department store chain’s chief executive Emma Fox has been appointed boss of wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd, where she will take the helm next month.

Her remit will be divided between chief financial officer Ian Williams and Phil Briggs, who has been promoted from chief merchandising officer to managing director.

Williams and Briggs will take on enhanced responsibilities in their respective roles and “jointly take on operational control of the business on a day-to-day basis”.

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