Global lifestyle brand Ted Baker has appointed Rachel Osborne as chief financial officer (CFO). Osborne, a chartered accounted, joins Ted Baker from Debenhams Retail Limited, where she has held the role of CFO since September 2018. She has more than 20 years' brand and retail sector experience and will join at a date to be agreed within the next few months.
Osborne has gained a broad experience of consumer-facing brands in her previous positions as CFO at Domino's Pizza Group plc, finance director of Group Enterprise at Vodafone and finance & strategy director at John Lewis. She has also held senior positions with Sodexo, Kingfisher and PepsiCo.
"Osborne's career to date makes her a great fit for the Board and we are delighted to welcome her to Ted Baker. As our strategy to grow the business continues, her experience of working in the challenging retail environment we currently face will be highly valuable. We look forward to leveraging her significant brand and retail experience and expertise moving forward," said Ted Baker executive chairman David Bernstein.
"I am thrilled to be joining Ted Baker as chief financial officer. Ted Baker is an outstanding global brand and I am hugely looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the next phase of its development," said Osborne.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RKS)