Harrods chief marketing and customer officer Amanda Hill to depart
Harrods has announced that its chief marketing officer is to leave the luxury department store in November after 18 months due to family commitments.
Hill joined the business in March of last year from A&E Networks in New York, where she was chief marketing officer. Prior to that she was chief brands officer for BBC Worldwide.
She is now planning to return to the US to be with her family, Harrods said in a statement. "Over the past 18 months, Amanda has ensured that marketing, insight and creative content are at the centre of Harrods strategy and that our focus on the customer is at the heart of our operations – all through the lens of our new brand proposition; the Art of the Possible. Harrods wants to thank her for all of her hard work and wishes her best of luck in her new adventure Stateside.
"Amanda has worked to build a strong leadership team across her divisional areas of MarComms, Creative & Editorial, Visual Merchandising, Partnerships, Customer Services, Customer Insights, Digital strategy, Performance Marketing, Personal Shopping and Concierge, and we will be looking towards recruiting a new leader to work with this team."