// Harrods partnerships director Guy Cheston will leave at the end of March
// He has spent 16 years at the luxury department store
// He will be replaced by Alex Unitt. who joins from Condé Nast on April 8
Harrods has revealed that its partnerships director Guy Cheston will be leaving his role at the end of March.
Cheston first joined the luxury department store over 16 years ago to establish Harrods’ first media sales division.
In 2011, he was promoted to media sales director before stepping into his current role as partnerships director in May 2018.
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Under his leadership, the partnerships team managed all of Harrods’ commercial partnerships with the worlds’ leading luxury brands.
Cheston will be leaving the retailer to focus on new opportunities as a partnerships consultant.
“Harrods thanks Guy for his commitment to the business and dedication to his team over his tenure, and we wish him the very best for the future,” Harrods said in a statement.
Cheston will be replaced by Alex Unitt, who will join Harrods from Conde Nast from April 8.
Unitt has been with Conde Nast for the past 4 years, most recently as associate commercial director.