Retail Executives Limited appoints former L.K.Bennett and BHS CEO as Chairman

Darren Topp entrusted with the challenge of inspiring the highly regarded specialist fashion & retail recruiter of senior fashion executives to new heights.

London, United Kingdom. Monday 20th August: Having formed earlier in 2018, the rapidly growing Retail Executives Ltd has appointed Darren Topp as Chairman in the first of several senior appointments expected to be announced over the coming weeks.

Fashioning A Route To Even Greater Success

After a bright start in the industry, the fashion and retail recruitment specialist now look to reinforce their strategic direction under the flourishing new Chairman. Topp, who has previously held senior roles at Marks & Spencer too, brings a wealth of experience to the role while Retail Executives Ltd will be eager to tap into the innovation that successful re-structured L.K.Bennett before the sale back to Phoenix Equity Partners last year.

Managing Partner Richard Hollister, a veteran of the recruitment industry who formed Retail Executives Ltd, underlined the feeling within the company, announcing: “We are delighted that Darren has joined the business, these are exciting times for the firm and Darren is key to its growth. His knowledge of the marketplace, experience at various operating levels, he can understand the issues facing retailers and assist with solutions.”

With Topp ready to steer the company staying true to the values that have made year one so productive should put Retail Executives Ltd on the path to even bigger and better things throughout the foreseeable future.

Experience, Expertise, & Ethics

In bringing extensive first-hand experiences of the retail industry to the role, Topp is set to help the recruitment specialist provide a relevant approach to business matters, which could be key as the firm aims to reaffirm its reputation and continue to grow at the rapid rate it has enjoyed thus far.

In addition to the triumphs, Topp’s efforts to keep BHS afloat when others around him weren’t quite so genuine were acknowledged by two parliamentary committees following the retailer’s collapse in 2016.

Topp, who will also be responsible for the growth of the firm’s advisory board and board practice, stated: “I am delighted to join Retail Executives LTD as Chairman and look forward to working with Richard and the team to build a new type of Executive Recruitment business that’s fit for today’s challenging retail climate”

Topp’s appointment not only signals the start of a new chapter for the firm, but is likely to be a catalyst for success as the impending announcements regarding Retail Executives Ltd’s other senior positions are confirmed. The Chairman’s arrival is among the most significant recruits within the industry this year.

More information is available from Retail Executives' press contact Richard Hollister. To reach the company by phone, call +44 7970 010101. Alternatively, you can contact Cansdales Bourbon Court Nightingales Corner Little Chalfont Buckinghamshire HP7 9QS

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Name: Richard Hollister
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Organization: Retail Executives
Address: Cansdales Bourbon Court Nightingales Corner Little Chalfont Buckinghamshire HP7 9QS
Phone: +44 7970 010101

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