Matchesfashion appoints former Farfetch executive as COO

Matchesfashion has appointed former Farfetch senior vice president Stuart Hill as chief operating officer, effective from September.

Hill, who boasts 25 years of experience, will be joining the online luxury retailer from Farfetch, where he served as senior vice president of logistics for four years while being a part of the platform’s global leadership team. 

He has also held senior positions at companies including John Lewis and Asos, where he worked closely with Matchesfashion’s new chief executive officer Nick Beighton. 

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“I am delighted to be joining Matchesfashion, a truly authentic leader in luxury fashion,” Hill said in a release.

“For so long, the business has challenged luxury retail norms and pioneered creative retail experiences.” 

Beighton added: “Having worked with Stuart at Asos, I have experienced first-hand the operational impact he can have on a business.”

“As a founder of two successful logistics companies, Stuart will also bring a valuable entrepreneurial mindset to Matchesfashion, helping it remain agile, innovative and customer centric.” 

“I am sure we will all benefit from his industry insight and extensive experience in ecommerce, global logistics, and retail. I am immensely looking forward to being reunited with Stuart and starting to work with the exceptional wider team, including our new CFO, Dave Murray.”

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