All Profiles articles – Page 11

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    Jan Heere


    Having impressed at Inditex’s Russian division with his relationship building it seems M S couldn’t have picked a better international chief, says Tim Danaher

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    Jonathan Hart


    The new chief executive of Thorntons has been drafted in to sweeten its retail sales, revamp the product offer and take a bite out of the competition.

  • Laura Wade-Gery

    Laura Wade-Gery


    With bold ecommerce growth on the agenda it’s little wonder Marks Spencer has poached Tesco’s online pioneer to work her magic.

  • Rick Bendel

    Rick Bendel


    The Asda marketing veteran has become a driving force at parent Walmart, but can he counter the criticism of his current ‘baby’, the Asda Price Guarantee?

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    Matt Brittin

    February 4, 2011

    Sainsbury’s has scored a coup by persuading Google’s UK chief to join its board. Jennifer Creevy profiles ‘the most influential person in the digital world’

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    Jim Hodkinson


    The retail veteran will be able to call on decades of experience as he takes on his latest challenge at Floors-2-Go.

  • Barry Bown

    In the news: JD Sports outgoing boss Barry Bown profiled

    January 14 2011

    As Barry Bown steps down here is Retail Week’s most recent profile of him from 2011.

  • Brian McCluskey

    Brian McCluskey

    January 7 2011

    Having sealed a lucrative private equity sale and with overseas expansion on the cards, the Office chief executive is starting the year in style.

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    Dave Forsey

    December 17 2010

    The chief executive of Sports Direct may live his working life in the shadow of Mike Ashley but his vital role has gained him respect from the City.

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    Beverley Aspinall

    December 10 2010

    The former John Lewis stalwart has turned Fortnum Mason around and with bold international and multichannel plans there is growth to come. Jennifer Creevy reports

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    Mike Barnes

    November 26 2010

    Signet’s incoming chief executive joins on Wednesday. He keeps a low profile, but those that know him warn he should not be underestimated.

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    Will Kernan

    November 19 2010

    The high energy COO has more than made his mark at New Look and remains confident of its future despite a recent drop in like-for-likes.

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    Theo Paphitis

    November 12 2010

    The multimillionaire entrepreneur and TV Dragon is preparing to launch his new lingerie brand next spring. Nicola Harrison finds out what drives him

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    Andrew Harrison

    November 5 2010

    As Carphone Warehouse reveals its interim results, George MacDonald finds out what drives Best Buy Europe’s chief operating officer to greater heights

  • Martin Harris, Carpetright

    Martin Harris

    October 29 2010

    Bellwether Carpetright updated this week. Nicola Harrison profiles the man widely expected to succeed founder Lord Harris at the helm

  • Ben Gordon

    Ben Gordon

    October 22, 2010

    Not only has the Mothercare boss given the maternity retailer a clear vision, he has turned it into an international force to be reckoned with

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    Michael Ward

    October 15, 2010

    The Harrods managing director has successfully worked alongside Al Fayed to increase the retailer’s profit 40%.

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    Alistair McGeorge

    October 8, 2010

    While his decision to step down is a surprise, the enigmatic Matalan chief has undoubtedly made his mark at the value retail giant.

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    Julian Rayner

    October 1, 2010

    Renowned for its off-the-wall products, Lakeland has won a hugely loyal following among the middle classes. Nicola Harrison profiles one of the brothers driving the business forward

  • Nick Wharton

    Nick Wharton

    September 24, 2010

    The ambitious Halfords finance boss will become the first non-family member to lead the closely knit Dunelm.