Nick Beighton replaces Nick Robertson as ASOS CEO

Wednesday, 02 September 2015
The Board of ASOS has announced that after 15 years in the role, the Founder of the company Nick Robertson is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer but will remain with the company as a Non-Executive Director. Nick Beighton has been named as new Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Nick Beighton joined ASOS in April of 2009 as Chief Financial Officer and has since worked closely with Nick Robertson on the growth of the company. In October last year, Nick Beighton was appointed Chief Operating Officer, widening his management responsibilities beyond finance. In April the company announced the appointment of Helen Ashton as Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Nick Beighton in the role.

“On behalf of everyone who works at ASOS, I’d like to acknowledge Nick Robertson’s extraordinary achievement. His passion and vision have built a start-up into a world class company. We are all delighted that Nick will continue to contribute to the company that he started,” said Brian McBride, Chairman of ASOS.

“We are fortunate to have such an able successor for the CEO role in Nick Beighton. Nick has unique experience of the company built over six years, equipping him to drive ASOS along its growth trajectory,” McBride added.

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