John Lewis appoints new online director
John Lewis has appointed CollectPlus chief executive Mark Lewis as its online director.
Taking up his new position on 4 March, Lewis will join the John Lewis management board, reporting directly to managing director Andy Street.
He will lead the John Lewis online team and be responsible for the development and profitability of the retailer’s online channel. The role will also include leading the omni-channel development team.
Prior to his time at CollectPlus, Lewis spent six years at Ebay where his roles included UK managing director and European marketplaces director.
Commenting on the appointment Street said: "Mark is ideally placed to continue the growth and development of our online business. He brings insight and experience of the retail sector, and will be driving further innovation across both our website and omni-channel offer. We are all keen to welcome him when he joins in March."
Lewis added:"I’m delighted and honoured to be joining John Lewis. In the rapidly changing retail environment I believe the John Lewis proposition and partnership model provide genuine and enduring advantages and I look forward to playing a part in writing the next chapter of the business."
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