M&S reshuffles retail responsibilities to cover maternity leave

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Marks and Spencer has reshuffled responsibilities for its retail and e-commerce departments to cover the maternity leave of its executive director of multichannel Laura Wade-Gery.

Leaving to go on maternity leave on September 1, Wade-Gery’s role will be handled by director of retail Sacha Berendji and director of M&S.com David Walmsley. Both will report to Marc Bolland, Marks and Spencer’s chief executive until Wade-Gery returns in January.

Meanwhile, chief finance officer Helen Weir will be responsible for e-commerce distribution during the four-month maternity period.

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