Plus-size retailer N Brown Group announces departure of chief executive Angela Spindler


N Brown Group stocks brands such as Simply Be and Jacamo (Source: Getty)

Digital fashion retailer N Brown Group has announced chief executive Angela Spindler will step down at the end of the month. 

Current chief executive officer of the financial business, Steve Johnson, will step into the job until a permanent replacement is found.

The online outlet, which stocks plus-size brands such as Simply Be and Jacamo, said Spindler had led the business through a period of significant change since she took on the role in July 2013.

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She previously held senior roles at Coca-Cola, Mars, Asda, Debenhams and the Original Factory Shop.

Group chairman Matt Davies said: “We recognise that now is an appropriate time to search for a new leader who can take the business forward through the next phase of its development.

"I would like to thank Angela for her significant contribution as chief executive. Angela has led the business with passion, energy and a relentless focus on building on the group’s industry leading fit specialism as well as building N Brown’s online capability and expertise.

"She has had to contend with significant legacy issues and a challenging retail backdrop and has brought her great personal qualities and values to the way she has led our business. We wish Angela well for the future.”

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