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PhotoBox Group hires Jonathon Brown as chief operating officer

Wednesday March 2nd 2016
PhotoBox Group hires Jonathon Brown as chief operating officer
Jonathon Brown

PhotoBox Group, the owner of digital personalised greeting cards retailer Moonpig, has appointed Jonathon Brown as its chief operating officer.

Brown will be responsible for marketing and commercial activities as well as business intelligence across the group which also includes PhotoBox, Hofmann and PosterXXL. In addition, he will help the business to further develop its mobile proposition across all brands to provide the best possible experience for customers.

Brown has joined Photobox from online retailer MandM Direct where he was chief executive and oversaw its sale by TA Associates to Bestseller in August 2014. His previous roles include director of online at John Lewis, director of multichannel at B&Q and head of e-channels at Aviva.

PhotoBox Group chief executive Stan Laurent said: “I am delighted to welcome Jonathon to the PhotoBox family. I am confident his experience and multichannel approach to retail will play a key role in further developing our proposition as the most personal e-commerce business in Europe. His enthusiasm and customer focussed approach make him a great fit and an excellent addition to our team.”

Brown added: “With e-commerce rapidly growing and diversifying, there is a huge amount for the group to play for, in particular on the mobile front. I am looking forward to working with the team to deliver some great results for our customers.”