Dunelm names Peter Ruis as non-executive director
Homewares retailer Dunelm has appointed Jigsaw chief executive Peter Ruis as a non-executive director.
Due to join the Dunelm board on 10 September, Ruis has headed up the Jigsaw fashion chain since 2013.
Prior to that, Ruis worked at the John Lewis Partnership where in his roles of executive buying and brand director he launched new store concepts for the homewares category and introduced John Lewis's 'At Home' offer.
Ruis started his career at Marks & Spencer and then held senior roles with both Ted Baker and Levi Strauss & Co.
Andy Harrison, Dunelm chairman, said: "I am very pleased to welcome Peter to the Dunelm Board. He is a highly experienced and successful retailer with a background in both large and entrepreneurial retail organisations. His skills in growing and transforming retail businesses will be a great asset to the senior team as Dunelm enters its next phase of growth."
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