Net a Porter hires former Betfair director as CIO


Premium fashion brand Net-a-Porter has hired former Betfair director Hugh Fahy as group CIO.

Fahy will oversee IT operations, including ecommerce, mobile, deliveries and logistics and will report into chief executive Natalie Massenet.

He has 25 years of experience in service development, deployment and operations. Before joining Betfair, he deployed the web platform behind Vodafone‘s mobile web proposition.

Hugh Fahy, group CIO said: “I am excited to have joined such a fast-growing, vibrant organisation, with the mentality of a start-up and the fire power of a global market leader.”

Naomi Hewitt, HR Director at Net-a-Porter said: “I‘m delighted to have Hugh with us as we continue to lead the market and achieve ambitious industry firsts. Sitting alongside our editorial and buying teams, our tech team has always had a big impact on our company culture and how we work together.”