N Brown Group appoints Steve Johnson as CEO

Online retailer, N Brown Group Plc has appointed Steve Johnson as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. The company said, Johnson was appointed interim CEO in September 2018 having previously acted as CEO of financial services for the group.

Commenting on Johnson’s appointment to CEO, the company’s Chairman Matt Davies said in a statement: "Having conducted a thorough and extensive search process, the board is delighted to appoint Steve as CEO. As interim CEO he has shown the strategic thinking, pace, energy and focus, which demonstrates that he is the best person to take the business forward.”

Johnson had joined the group as financial services director in February 2016. He joined N Brown from Shop Direct Group Limited where he was financial services marketing and product director for four years and prior to that held senior roles at Sainsbury’s and Halifax.

"I am both excited and honoured to be taking the permanent CEO role at N Brown. During the last six months I have had the opportunity to lead a passionate, talented and committed team. Together, we have made considerable operational and strategic progress which we look forward to building on," added Johnson.

Picture credit:Steve Johnson via MHP Communications


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