Jack Wills appoints former Jigsaw board member as new CFO

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// Jack Wills appoints Claire Wain as CFO
// Wain will start in April
// She has experience in working as Jigsaw CFO and Mothercare finance director

Jack Wills has appointed former Jigsaw board member Claire Wain as its new chief financial officer.

Wain will report to Jack Wills chief executive Suzanne Harlow, and will join the fashion retailer in April.

She holds 18 years of experience in leading retail and FMCG businesses.

Having worked at Jigsaw as chief financial officer, Wain led the successful refinancing and recapitalisation of the British retailer.

She has also worked at Mothercare as director of group finance, and John Lewis Partnership as head of merchandising.

“This appointment is further evidence of Jack Wills strengthening its team to ensure we have the very best people taking us forward,” Harlow said.

Wain said: “I’m delighted to be joining Jack Wills at such an exciting time for the business, and look forward to working with Suzanne, Blue Gem and the newly formed management team in maximising the potential of such an iconic British heritage brand as it continues to push forward on its turnaround journey and return to profitability.”

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