The Original Factory Shop appoints new non-executive director
The Original Factory Shop has appointed Brian Rees as a non-executive director.
Rees currently chairs the IF Agency brand consultancy and also serves as a non-executive director of Salford Red Devils, data consultancy Bespoke Intelligence, and property company Living City.
Phil Briggs, managing director of The Original Factory Shop, said: “It’s been challenging recently in retail, but we’re in very good shape and have some exciting plans ahead, so Brian will strengthen our board’s commitment to satisfying our loyal customer base.”
Established in 1969, the discount department store chain operates 180 stores throughout the UK.
Rees added: “I’ve been impressed with the stores’ local connection and their efforts to support their communities which creates an engaging way to operate.”